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post #1 of 15 Old 05-27-2009, 06:07 AM Thread Starter
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Call me stupid, but......

.....are Lipizanners EXCLUSIVELY used by the Haute Ecole, or are they just few and far between? Is there a rule that Lipizanners are not allowed outside the Haute Ecole? Always wanted to know this, my sister went to see them ages ago!
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post #2 of 15 Old 05-27-2009, 06:35 AM
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Come to Hungary ! There are thousands of them . They are used for everything from the national carriage driving champions to my local farmer who has one for pulling his bales around with !
Over here they are just another local breed , beautiful but not rare at all.
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post #3 of 15 Old 05-28-2009, 11:55 PM
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I don't think they are exclusive to dressage; they just aren't a 'dime a dozen' like QH, TB, or Arabs... ;)
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post #4 of 15 Old 05-29-2009, 04:50 AM
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The Lazar brothers use lipici as carriage horses at international competitions.

I bought one from a local dealer for about 250$ because it was ill and he couldn't afford the vet bill . All the horse needed was to have an injection every day for a week and he couldn't do it himself.
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post #5 of 15 Old 06-02-2009, 02:27 AM
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I don't think so, but I still reckon it would be difficult to get a Lipizanner in Australia. If you wanted one you'd probably have to import it. Having said that, there are probably some out there somewhere...=P
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post #6 of 15 Old 06-02-2009, 02:43 AM
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I would say again - the home country of the Lipizzaner is hungary. Here is a pic of the one I got as mentioned above . His name was Felix and he was a purebred Favor line Lipizzaner.

Felix (184)a.jpg
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post #7 of 15 Old 06-02-2009, 05:53 AM
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They are like the PREs and Lusitanos - a rare breed outside their home country.

All 3 breeds share much, and are all suited for Haute Ecole. They are represented in their National displays:

Spanish Riding School, Vienna - Lippizaners.
There is also a branch in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Royal School of Equestrian Art, Jerez, Spain - Pura Raza Espańola/ Pure Spanish Horses

Portuguese Alta Escuela, Lisbon - Lusitanos
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post #8 of 15 Old 06-02-2009, 07:45 AM Thread Starter
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Nutty Saddler: Felix is absolutely GORGEOUS! How is he - temperament wise? He's still young, right? Still got a little grey in him? Again, beatiful horse...I want him!
Lol, I'll probably never even SEE a Lipizanner, let alone OWN one!

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post #9 of 15 Old 06-02-2009, 08:14 AM
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No breed has ever come to be 100% one discipline. Lipizzaners were bred for Haute Ecole specifically just like the thoroughbred was bred to run or the Clyde was bred to be a plow horse.
I am very bias to the European breeds. I think they tend to be the most beautifully bred *grin*

Are you looking into getting one? Or were you simply inquiring about them?

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The history of the Lipizzaner is well documented - they were brought to central europe in the 1500's from iberia . Their original use was that of riding and light carriage work . They are used by the Haute - ecole because they are very good at the movements required , but they were not bred for this purpose originally .
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