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Cabalgata – An Incredible Horse Adventure in Colombia

Cabalgata – An Incredible Horse Adventure in Colombia

Culture, Travel
The most unique and under-appreciated culture in Colombia is the “Cabalgata,” or trail ride/horse ride. A cabalgata can be riding with a group from one-pueblo to another, trotting/pacing main street, or informal horse parades during city festivals. Equally as passionate about their steeds, are Colombian equestrians, or horse people. As in many other countries fine horseflesh is a luxury, while in may pueblos horses are a necessary part of life and transport. In the Colombian Coffee Axis, horse expo’s happen every month focused in on the typical characteristics of the Paso Fino. Horse Adventure in Colombia There are three common horse type generalizations in Colombia, maybe four. The Colombian Paso Fino/trochador/galopero, all fine blooded horses in the line of Colombian…
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