It registers and promotes both Puerto Rican and Colombian horses, and under the PFHA, the two groups have been frequently crossbred.
As the numbers of Colombian horses have begun to significantly outnumber those of Puerto Rican bloodlines, a trend has developed favoring preservation breeding to preserve the bloodlines of each group.
These two groups have been frequently crossbred in the United States and Europe.
Though from similar Spanish ancestors, the two groups developed independently of one another in their home nations.After a successful "match" and quick exchange of e-mails, I asked Theresa to a local concert.is the world's largest Speed Dating service for single professionals with monthly events in over 70 cities in the US and Canada. SAVE NOW We monitor our lines with a 24 hour call center to make your experience a safe and pleasurable one."Hi Pre Dating: Myself and Theresa (pictured) were the first couple to chat at a Honolulu Pre Dating event (venue All-Star Hawaii) in March of last year.On the second voyage of Christopher Columbus from Spain to the Americas in 1493, he disembarked with his soldiers, 20 horses and 5 mares on the island of Borinquen at the bay of Aguada (today Añasco), and gave the region the name San Juan Bautista.Soon after, in May 1509, the first governor of the island, Juan Ponce de León, brought horses to Puerto Rico from his hacienda, El Higuey, located on the neighboring island of La Española (now Hispaniola).All Pasos share their heritage with the Peruvian Paso, the American Mustangs, and other descendants of Colonial Spanish Horses.Puerto Rican and Colombian horses, as well as Paso Finos from Cuba and other tropical countries, have been interbred frequently in the United States to produce the modern American Paso Fino show horse.This stock provided some of the first Paso Finos bred in the United States.Colombian Pasos came to the United States beginning with a rancher who visited Colombia and purchased quite a number of the horses to work his cattle. While the two strains are still bred individually to retain their purity, they are also crossbred to produce the best of both strains.