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FAQs – PRE Horses for Sale in California

The Pura Raza Española (PRE), is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. These horses are known for their striking appearance and impressive athletic ability. PRE horses are a unique and special breed of horse that have a long and rich history in Spain and have become a symbol of the country’s cultural heritage.

We are located in Southern California, we take immense pride in breeding and raising a select number of exceptional PRE foals. Our Pre Horses for Sale section showcases these exquisite PRE foals, each embodying the grace and power inherent to the breed. We invite you to explore our offerings and encourage you to reach out with any inquiries. Our team is readily available to provide further information and assist you in finding your perfect equine companion.

 FAQs – PRE Horses for sale

How can I purchase a PRE horse?

Canta Rana Ranch offers a selection of high-quality PRE horses for sale. You can explore our available horses on our website and contact us directly for further information, inquiries, or to schedule a visit. We are here to assist you in finding your perfect PRE companion.

What should I look for when buying a PRE horse?

When buying a PRE horse, consider factors such as bloodlines, conformation, temperament, training level, and any specific discipline you intend to pursue. It is advisable to work with a knowledgeable trainer or experienced advisor who can guide you through the selection process. We can provide you with the documentation that certifies our horses as PRE (Pura Raza Española) and our world class trainer Carlos Estrada will be available for any questions you have.

Can I schedule a visit to view and evaluate a PRE horse?

Yes, we welcome visits to our facilities for you to meet the PRE horses available for sale. Scheduling an appointment in advance allows you to personally assess the horse’s temperament, movement, and overall suitability.

How much does a PRE horse typically cost in Southern California?

The cost of a PRE horse in Southern California can vary based on factors such as age, training level, bloodlines, and overall quality. Prices can range from several thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars or more, depending on the individual horse.

Are there any specific requirements or restrictions for owning a PRE horse in Southern California?

While there are no specific legal restrictions on owning a PRE horse in Southern California, it is important to ensure that you comply with general equine ownership regulations, such as licensing, health certifications, and proper facility standards.

General Questions

What is a Pura Raza Española - PRE Horse?

Caballo de Pura Raza Española, in English, PRE Horse, is a horse breed that originates in Spain. Strong build, compact, elegant, one of the most notable features of the PRE is their luxurious mane and tail, which are thick and wavy.

Are PRE Horses the same as Andalusian Horses?

Names such as Andalusian or Iberian horse do not qualify as PRE Horses. These terms are used to refer to crossbreds that lack the quality controls and the official documentation from ANCCE & IALHA.

Are PRE horses suitable for competitive dressage?

Absolutely! PRE horses have a natural aptitude for dressage. Their impressive presence, strong collection, and fluid movements make them ideal candidates for excelling in competitive dressage at various levels.

How long do PRE horses live?

With proper care, PRE horses can have a lifespan of 20 to 30 years or more. Regular exercise, a balanced diet, routine veterinary care, and a suitable living environment contribute to their overall health and longevity.

What is the temperament of PRE horses like?

PRE horses are known for their noble temperament, intelligence, and willingness to please. They are generally calm, gentle, and highly trainable, making them excellent partners for riders who appreciate their sensitive nature.