The Lusitano Horse, is the name of the modern breed created from the Andalusian Horse in Portugal. Currently the breed is administered worldwide by the Associacao Portuguesa De Criadores Do Puro Sangue Lusitano (APSL) in Portugal.
To be registered as a Lusitano horse, both parents must be registered in the Adult/Breeders Book of the APSL. The offspring must be submitted for Inscription in the Book of Births, microchipped and DNA typed. At the age of at least 3, the Lusitano Horse must pass a strict inspection to achieve Breeding Book status. The Lusitano horse can be of any color.