Altivo is the tritagonist from The Road to El Dorado. Originally a war horse who belonged to Spanish captain Hernán Cortés, Altivo reluctantly joined Miguel and Tulio on their quest to find El Dorado after chasing after an apple that fell off of Cortés' ship during a violent storm.
Altivo is first seen when Cortés announces that they sail "to conquer the New World".
Initially, Altivo was a war horse who is working with Hernàn Cortés. But, he turned loyal to both Miguel and Tulio after the adventure to El Dorado. In general, Altivo can be a good and loyal friend when he is treated with kindness and cares for the two Spanish con artists.
- Altivo's breed is a White Stallion.
- When Altivo, Miguel, and Tulio arrive in El Dorado, Altivo moves his mouth as if he was speaking English.
- His name means "haughty" in Spanish.