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Synonym(s): Lipizzan, Lipitsa


  • Warmblood.
  • Lipizzaner   Lippizaner  .
    General information
  • Also known as:
    • Lipizzan.
    • Lipitsa.
  • Origins lie in Austria.
  • The horses of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna.
  • Very carefully trained over a long period.
  • Although bred in many countries it is still a rare breed.
  • Lively character and temperament.
  • Very athletic.
  • Highly intelligent and obedient.
  • Slow to mature.
  • Long lived and can still perform well at 20 years of age.
  • Arab   Arab    →   Barb   →   Andalusian   Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)    →   Neopolitan   →   Kladruber   →   Fredericksborg.
    Principal uses
  • Riding.
  • Harness.
  • Farm work.
  • Dressage.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • Bundesgestut Piber, 8580 Koflach-Piber, Austria.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneliegh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.

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