Lipizzaners can master difficult dressage exercises with ease.
Lipizzaners can master difficult dressage exercises with ease. The breed is best known for the capriole. This is a jump in place in which all four of the horses’ hoofs are in the air. At the highest point, it kicks out with the hind legs before landing.
Lipizzaners are longer-lived than other horse breeds and often reach the age of 30.
- Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
- Global home: Worldwide
- Conservation status: Least concern
- Primary habitat: Grassland, Savanna