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“Bring out the dancing horses!”

The Tempel Lipizzans
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Owner description: Lipizzaner Stallions have been enchanting audiences for 450 years. Witness art and history come to life at one of our Matinee or Evening Performances or during a Behind-The-Scenes Tour (available by appointment only). From the playful bounding of new foals to the strong, precise jumps of our stallions, the whole family will be captivated by the strength, beauty, and intelligence of these horses. Each performance, to music, is a study in classical horsemanship which has been practiced in Europe since the 16th century; the Lipizzaners have been performing at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria since the 1500’s. There are very few places in the United States where such an art can be observed. We offer a taste of Vienna, Austria right in your back yard. Performances begin mid June and run through mid September. See our website for a full calendar.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 23 January 2013

For years I have want to see the Tempel Lipizzans. The thought of dancing horses twinkled in my head. So finally, I went! It was the last performance of the year - a sunny but chilly & windy Sept. afternoon. The horses & riders look very regal and a "narrator" takes you thru the life & training of the horses. Each action is demonstrated by several horses throughout the arena area, so that everyone can get a good look. It's interesting, but I expected more "dancing".
After the show, everyone is allowed into the barns to see the horses and if lucky enough, to pet a horse or 2. There are also younger horses in the field that you can pet after the show.
There is a food tent set up and if you're hungry, you'll probably spent the money on overpriced sandwiches, chip and a drink -- we did!
There's no vending machines or drinking fountains.
Be prepared to use a porta-potty!

4  Thank MrsKeebler
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Gorgeous animals that perform leaps that look impossible. Have never seen horses that could perform such feats.

Thank Millie M
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

Was many years ago, but still remember how wonderful they were, There is a lot of history with this farm and it needs to be publicized.

1  Thank Indiesmom_11
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Reviewed 26 August 2012

Horses are great and the trainers are outstanding, but they didn't train the younger horses soon enough so there was some talent lacking in the show. Someone really screwed up because the older horses couldn't perform any more and the younger ones weren't ready. Hope this has changed as they used to put on a really good show.

Thank quietnites
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

We drove over three hours to see this show because my mother had seen and enjoyed it in the past. They told me it was a two hour show - it was really only 1 hour & 15 minutes. Mostly they just brought in young horses in training - not very exciting. One horses who was well trained did a few high kicks, then when they finally brought in the last four well trained ones we were expecting a great big end to the show, but they just walked them around - no jumps! My mom said it was much better in the past - she said she would never come again & I agreed - mot worth $25.00!

3  Thank Kathy N
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