The origin of the Falabella horse is intimately linked to the origins of the horse in Latin America.
The Andalusian horses that the Spaniards brought with them to accomplish the enormous task of the conquest, chosen for their rusticity and resistance, were later left to survive on their own due to unsuccessful attempts to conquer the area’s human inhabitants.
Colour: all colours.
Height: under 9hh.
Conformation: fine, silky hair and skin that is thin and supple. The hooves are narrow with an oval shape. The manes are short and straight while others are long and falling on both sides of the neck.
Character: may play-up at times, usually placid.