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Lipica to Host Lipizzaner Day Ceremony Today

Lipica, 21 May - To honour the white horse breed of Lipizzaner, the Slovenian Association of Lipizzaner Breeders has been marking Lipizzaner Day for the past four years remembering 19 May 1580 as the day when Archduke of Austria Charles II bought a stud farm and a deserted mansion in Lipica.

Lipica, Lipica Stud Farm.
Lipizzaner Day Ceremony organised by the Slovenian Association of Lipizzaner Breeders and the Lipica stud farm.
Performance by mounted units of the Slovenian police and army.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Lipica, Lipica Stud Farm.
Lipizzaner Day Ceremony organised by the Slovenian Association of Lipizzaner Breeders and the Lipica stud farm.
Performance with Lipizzaners.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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