Our Paso Fino horses, commonly referred to as “The Kids”, are very well-behaved and easy to handle, even for less experienced riders and children. The attribute that really sets them apart is the gait that only the Paso Fino horse possesses. No special shoeing or training aids, it is totally natural and normally exhibited from birth. It is an evenly-spaced four-beat lateral gait with each foot contacting the ground independently in a regular sequence at precise intervals creating a rapid, unbroken rhythm.
Executed perfectly, the four hoof beats are absolutely even in both cadence and impact, resulting in unequaled smoothness and comfort for the rider. The Paso Fino is also capable of executing other gaits that are natural
to all horses, including the relaxed walk, the canter and the gallop.


In addition to this crew of Paso Finos, we have two Arabian mares that
are products of my family’s breeding program. You might find them guiding your tour or simply gracing the pastures with their “look at me” presence.

Apolo de Willaway

(Aldeano del Sol Reye x Mireya de Sucesor)


This smooth riding gentleman is a blast to ride for any level rider and loves attention. He’s quite shy at first, but warms up to you quickly and starves for more. His extra long bangs (forelock in horse language) makes up for his lacking in the tail department (very short!). You’ll see what I mean (:

La Bomba "Bombi"

For many years this guy has graced the pastures of Eyreville Farm on the Eastern Shore of Virginia as our “guest” horse on our farm. Bombi always had a mind of his own that determined who was really in charge! He seems to have mellowed in his older age as he has agreed to be quite the beginner mount for children and smaller riders, but not without his spunky attitude


El Fuego de Andante

(Andante de Besilu x Sofia de Suleyka)


The mighty Fuego can take you anywhere you want to go, all
day long. This guy has endurance and speed at the corto that makes him great for intermediate and experienced rides especially. You won’t find a smoother gaited horse!


Middlefield’s Casanova & Mateo

Maternal brothers and best buddies. You won’t find them far from one another. Cass is the biggest boy we have and Mateo is tall and slender. Both are very gentle and kind.

Thanks to Lisa Gorsuch of Middle Field Farm Paso Finos, Taneytown, MD for breeding these beautiful boys!

BA Sundarah “Dee”

(Exxon by High Hopes++ x BA Autumn by Bask’s Symbol)


She might be a girl, but she rules the roost at this farm full of boys! Must have something to do with her blonde locks and sassy attitude. Besides those obvious characteristics, she is a great guide horse.

Corazon de Fiesta


The baby of the crew, this 6 year old is a prime example of a naturally-gaited Paso Fino, with a super laid back mentality, that can fire up and be a blast to ride for our intermediate and experienced riders. Don’t tell the older boys, but Corazon is actually the boss of the herd!



This guy came to us from basically unknown origin and has proven himself to be a great addition to the herd. His willingness to please is quite evident to his riders and he’s turned out to be great for younger clients. He has a very smooth, natural paso that keeps him near the front of the pack!

Quatro’s Maximo

(Quatro Pistones del Paso x Oksana La Maria)


One of the bigger guys in our herd, he is an adamant follower and is quite content with any level rider he takes out; young, old, small or big. He really seems to love his job!


Olimpico Diamante "Rascal"

(Rio de Ventura x Olympia la Estrella)


His show days are behind him and he loves to trail ride! This boy is appropriately named as he certainly thinks he’s the boss in this established herd. Spunky and sweet all rolled into one.




BA Alorah “Ally”

(Exxon by High Hopes++ x BA Autumn by Bask’s Symbol)


This little lady is a mirror image of her beautiful mother that taught me so much as a child. She is the sweetest, most “in-your-pocket”, spunky gal that was a hit with the YMCA kids. She too is one of our guide horses.

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