Origins and attitudes
The race horses mustang is
a native of California, the United States,
and derives from Spanish horses brought in
the fifteenth century in the New Continent.
Abandoned in complete freedom from
mid-sixteenth century formed herds of wild
horses, reproducing a natural selection that
rewarded the strongest.
For three centuries were the most popular
race horse in the United States, but in the
first half of the twentieth century were
subjected to a fierce fighter who cut the
stock to a few thousand, more than two
In Nevada is now a park in order to
safeguard this race and there are
associations involved in the survival of the
Cavallo tireless and robust, is now used
almost exclusively in rodeos.