“Colonial Spanish Horses are of great historic importance in the new world. They
descend from horses introduced from Spain during the age of conquest of the new world.
They are the direct remnant of the horses of the Golden Age of Spain and that type
is mostly or wholly extinct now in Spain. Our Colonial Spanish horses are therefore
a treasure chest of genetic wealth from a time long gone.”- Dr Sponenberg, Geneticist
and founder of the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy in NC
The Santa Cruz Horses have a remarkable ability to connect with humans especially
youth and are the means for children to cope with and perhaps even forget the difficulties