- El Caballo Español con los Reyes Borbones/The Spanish Horse under the Bourbon Kings
El Caballo Español con los Reyes Borbones/The Spanish Horse under the Bourbon Kings
This documented work shows the vicissitudes that the Spanish horse had to live through during one of the most unsettled political & social periods in the Spanish history. It covers the years from 1700, the year that coincides with the arrival in Spain of the Bourbon kings, until the beginning of the 20th century. It explains the historical development of this breed of horses which, ever since its creation in the second half of the 16th century, kept expanding through continuous crosses carried out mainly by the Andalusian breeders, The aim was to try to uniform the rest of the equine population, based on the morphological & psychological characteristics for which the Spanish horse had gained its status of being perfect... By Juan Carlos Altamirano.