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Keywords:Breed, bridle, Galiceno, Horse Festivals, ornate, pony, Ridden, Saddle, South American, USA, black
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Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)


Ridden Galiceno pony, with traditional South American saddle and bridle

The Galiceno is used in Mexico as a riding and pack pony, as well as for light draft and farm work. In the United States they are used as a riding pony for children. Their quickness and agility are good for reining classes. The Galiceno developed in Mexico from horses imported to South America by Hern‡n CortŽs, a Spanish conquistador, during his Mexican invasion in 1519.