Lipizzan


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Lip·iz·zan

also Lip·pi·zan  (lĭp′ĭt-sän′, -ə-zən) or Lip·iz·zan·er or Lip·pi·zan·er (lĭp′ĭt-sä′nər, -ə-zä′nər)
n.
Any of a breed of sturdy, compact horses developed from Spanish, Italian, Danish, and Arab stock that are born black or dark brown and gradually turn white by the time they are five to ten years old.

[German Lippizaner, after Lippiza, town near Trieste where the breed was developed.]
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Noun1.Lipizzan - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in ViennaLipizzan - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage; "a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old"
mount, riding horse, saddle horse - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
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Spanish Riding School of Vienna, London and Birmingham (November 11-20) Celebrating the 450th anniversary of the magical harmony of the white Lipizzan stallions, their regal riders and music.
Lugner and Schmitz also had a horse drawn carriage being led by four Lipizzan horses.
It is provided in 8 exterior colours, comprising four metallic shades - Smalt Blue, Caldera Black, Gallium Grey, Carlinite Grey, Tapenade Grey, Lipizzan White, Scarlet Red and Sunrise Red.
It's a true back-to-nature haven for families wanting a breath of fresh air this May half term, and there's almost too much to do: ride through the Soca Valley on Lipizzan horses, test your adrenaline by rafting, try flyfishing on the Soca river, or hike through unspoilt alpine scenery.
It also brings the option of two body colours - Agrume Red and Lipizzan White - to contrast with the roof and exterior trim.
Thrill to the grace and power of the Royal Lipizzan stallions, which spend the winter in Myakka City, at their practice sessions, Thursday and Friday at 3 p.
Hermann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions Performances 6-7:30 p.
June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tempel Farms has announced its 2013 schedule featuring the internationally-recognized Lipizzan Stallions.
The Lipizzan is a rare and unique breed once used by riders in saddle to protect and defend themselves on the battlefield, although these days the beautiful and graceful white animals are considered to be horses of nobility.
The Lipizzan is a rare and unique breed once used by riders in saddle to protect and defend themselves on the battlefield, though these days the beautiful and graceful white horses are renowned as horses of nobility.
Here you can experience the horsemen conduct the Lipizzan ballet on the steeds and the riding skills are of the higest order.
Mitochondrial Dloop sequence variation among the 16 maternal lines of the Lipizzan horse breed.