Andalusian (Spanish horse): Had major influence on modern horse breeds & were the preferred horses of royalty. Historically bred for tribes, traders, cavalry & riding academies throughout the Iberian Peninsula. Prized for their natural balance, agility, bold & willing temperament, & strong yet controlled movement, this breed is popular for dressage, bullfighting & pulling carriages. With particularly strong hindquarters, they move with a high, graceful action. Stallions measure 15-16 h.