Actually Mayor can sit a horse quite well, which is not surprising since she’s growing up on a rural estate.
In the thirteenth century the Andalusian horse was starting to emerge as a distinct breed. They were valued as war-horses, so it’s unlikely Mayor was riding one. Prince Alphonso, on the other hand, can expect to get one soon, although it is unlikely that a 10 year old would be capable of handling a 15 hand warhorse for a few more years, despite his father’s impatience to get him battle-hardened. Ferdinand himself has a beautiful white Andalusian warhorse. The most common colour is grey.
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