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THE LIPIZZANER IN ITALY

  • A. Borghese (a1)
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The Lipizzaner is one of Europe's most ancient breeds; its history goes back to the early 16th century The original stock came from the North of Italy and Spain; six male lines introduced in the second half of the 18th century and the early 19th century, from Naples, the Austro-Hungarian empire, Denmark and Arabia upgraded the breed to its actual standard. The Italian national stud of Montemaggiore is perpetrating the Lipizzaner tradition. The horses are kept under extensive grazing conditions and all six “families” (Napolitano,Conversaro, Favory, Pluto, Maestoso and Siglavy) are present.

Le Lipizzan est une des races chevalines les plus anciennes d'Europe et son histoire remonte pratiquementau début du lóéme siécle. La souche originale vient de I'Italie du Nord et del'Espagne. Six lignées máles introduites au cours de la deuxiéme moitié du 18éme siécle et, au début du 19éme siécle de Naples, de I'empire austro-hongrois, du Danemark et dÁrabie ont revalorisé la race et l'ont portée á sondegré d'excellence actuel. Le haras national italien de Montemaggiore continue la tradition de I'élevage des Lipizzans. Les chevaux sont tenus dans des conditions de páturage extensif et toutes les six “familles” sont présentes: Napolitano, Conversaro, Favory, Pluto, Maestoso et Siglavy.

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ISTITUTO SPERIMENTALE PER LA ZOOTECNIA, 1992. Historical Archives and Records of the Lipizzaner stud.
Marazzo, D., 1992. Lultima spiaggia dei Lipizzaner. II Messaggero 21/10/92; 34.
Outelha, J., 1992. The Spanish Riding School of Vienna, 18p.
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Animal Genetic Resources/Resources génétiques animales/Recursos genéticos animales
  • ISSN: 2078-6336
  • EISSN: 2078-6344
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