About Navarra Horses
Navarra (also known as Navarran, Navarrais, Navarre, Caballo
Espanol, or Subraza de Navarra) Ponies are a North Iberian Mountain Pony. They
are bred in the Urbasa Nature Reserve. The province of Navarra, between the
Pyrenees and the valley of the Ebro, in the region around Pamplona is their
homeland. They live semi-wild in small herds.
They stand 12 hand to 12.3 hands at the withers. They are
generally dark brown without white markings. medium head, straight profile,
small ears, mouse, muscular, wide neck, strong, deep body, sloping croup, short
coupling, solid legs, hard, round hooves. They are forward moving and sure
footed. They have an abundant mane and tail. These ponies are tough, easy
keepers and healthy. They are intelligent with a lively temperament. This breed
has influenced other breeds such as the Andalusian.
Stallions are used in other regions of Spain to breed small,
useful horses. They can be used for riding and carting, as well.