The Aegidienberger is a cross between the Peruvian Paso and the Icelandic horse,
created to produce a more elegant horse that is suited for the climate of central Europe.
This cross was originally bred by Walter Feldmann
It was first officially recognized as a breed in 1994. They have full manes, a proud and noble appearance,
and good presentation. They generally mature at a height above 13 hands.
They have a willing temperament and good endurance. All colors are permitted.
Here is a rough translation from the Aegidienberger website:
"Since 1994 the Aegidienberger is acknowledged as a own breed.
They are a mix between Paso Peruano and Icelandic horse - the Aegidienberger
Endprodukt contains 62,5% Icelandic and 37,5% Paso Peruano. The goal of the breed is to create
a more elegant horse, who is more adapted to our clima than the Icelandic Horse. The goal of the breed is:
"A natural tölting horse who is elegant and easy to ride with a flawless character, energy and nerve.
The horses should tölt natural at the hand in every intersection step - if not, they are excluded from
the breeding Tölt meens a clear four tact with much movement and room handle. Tact postponements for
example such as the Sobreandando are not accepted. Elegance doesn't just mean beauty in the classical
sense of material evaluation. Correct lines but a unattractive optic is not accepted. They should be
horses with beautiful mane, good presentation, proud and noble appearance. Aegidienberger should have
clearly more hight than the Iceland horses. Controllable temperament, wide average in speed, stable
foundation are just as desired as willingness, endurance and no problemes with the achievement readiness,
endurance and problem-free to hold in the stable."