By Gabriela Machuca, El Comercio
Adapted from Spanish by Diana Schwalb
Over eight days this June, nine riders rode Peruvian Paso horses from Lambayeque to La Libertad in the Second Bicentennial Cavalcade. This wasn’t the typical horse show of competition. The trip was about rediscovering the Paso horse as a traditional way to travel.
The beauty and elegance of the Peruvian Paso horse is much talked about (see related article), but people forget about another vital aspect of this noble animal: its great strength, which was used by riders getting from one city to another a long time ago.→