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In North America, Peruvian Pasos aren’t usually thought of as stock horses, but the Twin Creeks Ranch remuda proves the versatile, gaited horses are well-suited for ranch work.

Down in Argentina, Senor Julio Falabella, who has continued the careful line-breeding program begun by his great-grandfather more than 200 years ago, might be called the father of the Falabella Miniature Horses.

Now that horses can no longer be slaughtered for human consumption in the U.S., the horse industry is feeling the effects: experts point to a drop in the market, welfare groups are finding homes for more unwanted horses, but thousands more are heading for slaughter plants across the border.