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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.]


 (lĭp′ĭt-sän′, -ə-zən) or Lip·pi·zan·er (lĭp′ĭt-sä′nər, -ə-zä′nər)
Variants of Lipizzan.


(Breeds) a variant spelling of Lipizzaner


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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lippizaner - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in ViennaLippizaner - 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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The Austrian magnate spared no expense, with four white Lippizaner horses pulling the wedding carriage and two white doves released by the couple after the ceremony as crowds looked on in Vienna.
It's easy to fill a few days in Vienna: take the subway to Prater Park to see the Ferris wheel, watch the proud Lippizaner horses of the Spanish Riding School and catch a concert in the opera house.
While all horses theoretically have the ability to perform all such movements naturally, it is the Austrian Lippizaner and the pure bred Spanish Andalusian, one of the world's oldest breed of horses, that are famous for their ability to perform such movements under controlled circumstances.
Caro enjoyed a trip to Vienna last year to see the famous Lippizaner horses there, and this inspired the paintings on view.
VICTORIOUS Katherine Edridge and her Lippizaner cross The Bolero Kid go clear to win the Morpeth Hunter Trial's novice section at Todburn.
Featuring performance and competition the two-day event celebrates the famed Lusitano, a breed much like the Austrian Lippizaner, beautiful, thick-set but incredibly even-tempered and agile.