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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New to the 2009 line-up are the California Cowgirls, a multi-championship rodeo drill team, a Friesian horse performance and a special Lipizzaner horse act.
And to celebrate, the school will head to the UK in November 2016 for six spectacular shows, featuring the precision movement of the famous white Lipizzaner horses.
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It features the famous Lipizzaner horses performing haute ecole - a form of dressage featuring stylised and highlycontrolled jumps and poses, including the "airs above the ground" where the horse has all its hooves off the floor.
See the pomp and majesty of the Lipizzaner horses as they perform a classical dressage at the Spanish Riding School inside the Hofburg palace.
Departs Apr 23, Jun 8, Sep 7 & 21 2013 8 days from from PS779 Venice, Slovenia & Croatia from Bristol 8 or 15 days from 8 days from PS559 Experience the glory of the 'Serenissima' - the 'most serene' as Venice is known and then travel to Slovenia and Croatia taking in such highlights as the Hapsburg port of Trieste, the Roman mosaics of Aquileia, the star-shaped Venetian fortress of Palmanova, and the wonderful white Lipizzaner horses in their Slovenian stud farm.
Also within the complex are the splendid 16th-century stables, home to the famous Lipizzaner horses of the Spanish Riding School.
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There will be shows ranging from US Military dog demonstrations to the Dancing White Stallions - the famous Lipizzaner horses which are in the Middle East for the first time and will appear twice daily in a thrilling performance throughout the three-day long event.