Days of the Lipica Stud Farm

Lipica, 4. 10. - 6. 10. 2013
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Days of the Lipica Stud Farm are the peak of each year's lively tourism season in Lipica and a well-known event that attracts visitors year after year. Proud and elegant steps of the Lipizzaner stallions, a look in the eyes of dark Lipizzaner foals and an opportunity to discover the 433-year-old heritage in the relaxed autumn atmosphere. This is the charm of the Days of the Lipica Stud Farm.

Programme for Sunday, October 6th:

from 9.00                                 Cones driving competition in the open arena

from 9.00 till 18.00             Guided tours of the Stud Farm, visits to the Lipikum – Lipizzaner Museum and August Černigoj Art


from 11.00 till 13.00           Training of the Lipica Riding School in the riding hall

at 11.00, 12.00, 13.00           Presentation of horse shoeing near the riding hall                                                 

at 11.30, 12.30, 13.30            Presentation of horse harnessing

at 14.30           Parade of an ox-driven cart, majorettes from Povir, Sežana brass band and mounted police

                           Opening speech of the Acting General Manager of the Lipica Stud Farm dr. Boštjan Bizjak

                           Opening speech of the Sponsor of honour, President of the National Council of Republic Slovenia, Mr. Mitja Bervar


at 15.00           Great gala show with special guests in the open arena:

- Lipica Riding School

- Lipica Stud Farm carriage drivers

- Presentation of Lipizzaner breeding stallions

- Slovenian Lipizzaner Breeding Association carriage drivers

- Mounted Police

- Slovenian Lipizzaner Breeding Association quadrille

- special guests: the Slovenian two-in-hand driving team from the 2013 World Championship

- special guests: traditional horsmen from the Hungarian Hortobagyer – the Csikos

- vaulting – a ballet on horseback – exceptional presentation of vaulting with horses in harness and classical vaulting

- Arrival and presentation of the herd of Lipizzaner broodmares with foals


at 17.00           Slovenian Armed Forces Orchestra Big Band in concert with special guests: Alenka Godec, Nuša Derenda, Alya, Rudolf Gas

Slovenian Open Driving Championship - 4. - 6. 10. 2013