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Lipizzaner horse race
Coat: mostly gray, sometimes white,
but also blackish, bay and roan.
Height at: 152 - 162 cm.
Weight: 482 - 552 kg.
Character: patient and docile, strong
and willing, definitely sociable.
The original area of the Lipizzaner horses
is Lipizza, in the province of Trieste,
Austria until 1918, then Italian until the
conclusion of the 2nd World War and now
The Lipizzaner breed has
origins dating back to mid-sixteenth
century, when Archduke Charles of Styria it
did start the first breeding.
A Lipizza there was a good quality of horses
that populated the Aquileiese and Carso, a
good climate and a great tradition of
excellent farmer horses.
Today's breed of Lipizzaner Horses in purity
is assured by two Italian stallions
(Napolitano and Conversano), a Danish
stallion, and two Klaudrub Arab Eastern.
The Lipizzaner is the horse of note
Enrollment of Vienna, founded by Charles of
Austria in 1729.
Despite the vicissitudes of war, both Italy
and the austere and Slovenia, have managed
to retain a large nucleus of the "families"
that made up the Lipizzan Breed.
In the spring
of'45, so almost unusual, a valuable herd of
Lipizzaner complete records of race were
delivered to the Italian Ministry of Defense,
which kept them in the center Montemaggiore.
Passing the competence to the Ministry of
Agriculture, he entrusted the management at the
Experimental Institute for Livestock
It is in the
Experimental Farmer of the Italian State of Tor
Mancina in Monterotondo that from fifty years
the white Lipizzaner horses are bred with
seriousness and competence.
Thanks to their breeding Lipizzaner horses,
Italy is a member of the Lipizzan International
The Italian had Lipizzan breed a herd book
established by DM 31/01/84 the Italian Breeders
Today, the Lipizzaner horses, as well as Lipizza,
is bred in Italy in Monterotondo - Rome, Hungary
and Austria in Piber, as is horse saddle from