The ur-Andalusian has retained its dance-like charm and willing nature to this day. From the middle of the 16th century, the Andalusian became widespread throughout Europe through the Royal Riding School of Naples.
The Friesian (also Frisian) horse is a breed of horse from Friesland, a province of the Netherlands. Although the breed's conformation resembles that of a light draft horse, Friesians are graceful and nimble for their size.
The Lusitano is an ancient Portuguese breed of horse that until the 1960s shared its registration with the Spanish horse, the Andalusian. Both are sometimes called Iberian horses, as their land of origin is the Iberian Peninsula.
The Shetland pony is a breed of pony that is very strong for its size. Shetland ponies have heavy coats, short legs and are considered quite intelligent.They are a very strong breed of pony, used for riding, driving, and pack purposes.