The Azteca has the noble attitude and bearing of the Andalusian, with the docility, speed, and agility of the Quarter Horse and the toughness of the Criollo. The Azteca was created to provide an impressive, elegant Spanish/Latin-type horse for leisure riding and competition. a European-type warmblood or Thoroughbred type was specifically not wanted. The Andalusian ancestry of the Azteca is quite obvious. The neck is elegantly arched, substantial, and well muscled. The legs are fine and strong with good joints, muscular upper parts, and good riding pasterns and feet. The horse stands naturally square and proud. Azteca Horses stand from 14 to 15 hands high.