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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)
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.]


(Breeds) a breed of riding and carriage horse used by the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and nearly always grey in colour
[German, after Lipizza, near Trieste, where these horses were bred]


or Lip•pi•za•ner

(ˌlɪp ɪtˈsɑ nər, -əˈzɑ-)

also Lip′iz•zan`,

one of an Austrian breed of compact, usu. gray or white horses trained esp. at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and used in dressage exhibitions.
[1925–30; < German, =Lipizz(a) former site of the Austrian Imperial Stud, near Trieste]
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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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Without popping in, we gently trotted past the Spanish Riding School, with its amazing dancing Lipizzaner stallions, which is a highlight for many visitors to Vienna, and lined up for the Schonbrunn Palace, once the summer palace of Austria's ruling Hapsburg royal family.
But there was a slight twist to my trip - the dancing element was to be of the four-legged variety, with a visit to the Lipizzaner Stud Farm in Piber.
Departs 16 Nov 2014 This is your chance to see the elegant riders and famous white Lipizzaner stallions of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna in one of just three performances at London's Wembley Arena.
Featuring the world-famous White Lipizzaner stallions and their regal riders, the show is an impressive display of classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the 'haute ecole'.
Don't miss this opportunity to see the elegant riders and famous white Lipizzaner stallions performing classical dressage in its purest form.
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The average weight of a Lipizzaner is 1,150 pounds.
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 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.