A cross between the elegant Peruvian Paso and the pure blood of the hardy Icelandic horse, combined to create a larger gaited animal well suited to colder climates.
The first cross was bred by Walter Feldman and the result was officially recognized as a breed in 1994. The Aegidienberger is just a baby in terms of horse breeds.
Average height above 13 hands
Short muscular upright neck
Proud head carriage
Tail is high set and very thick as is the mane
Willing and amiable
Sturdy and strong relative to their size
Strong character and bold personality