is a small and beautiful horse. Unfortunately, it is
almost extinct. The Sorraia is considered to represent
the indigenous wild horse of Southern Iberia. It is
one of the four primeval wild horses that all our modern
horses have evolved from. It is well known for being
able to survive in places with extreme climate, especially
hot and dry climates. The Sorraia is very hardy and
agile, being able to survive in good health on very
little food. In the past, it was used for riding and
herding of fighting bulls and other livestock. Due to
its small size, it is often mistaken as a pony. It comes
in two colors, either dun or grullo. They have a dark
face, black dorsal stripe and black tipped ears. Sometime
they have zebra stripes on their legs or shoulders.
Their mane and tail are dark black with shades of white.
Foals are born with stripes all over.