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Dressage Lesson (1 Hour)

5.0 Lipica 5, 6210 Sežana, Slovenia, Slovenia Verified Listing
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Activity details

  • Activity Dressage
  • Activity Type Hourly(01:00)
  • Category Individual,
  • Riding Ability Intermediate, Advanced,

The program lasts for 60 min, of which is 15 min for preparing a horse and 45 min of riding.

Dressage is the basic equestrian discipline based on perfect harmony between rider and horse. The Lipica Stud Farm follows the principles of classical dressage, which developed in the past centuries based on the training of horses for battle. For the rider in the battlefield a horse with a good command of pirouettes, lead changes, sidepasses and other elements were sometimes of vital importance. The fighting skills on specially trained horses was developed to the greatest extent in Spain. Hence the name “Spanish Riding School”.

The foundation of classical dressage is the natural ability of the animal. The basis and aim of classical dressage is the psychophysical and technical training of horse and rider to perform harmonised moves without force and at the highest level of concentration. All these movements are performed naturally by horses when they are free and with their herd.

Dressage as a competitive discipline emphasises above all a perfect harmonised development of psychophysical characteristics of a horse. In competitive dressage almost all elements of the classical school were kept, with an emphasis on beauty of movement and harmonious, almost unnoticeable influence of the rider.

Prerequisites

Please report to the entrance of the Lipica Stud Farm at least 15 minutes before the start of your ride.
Participants may weigh a maximum of 90 kilograms and be no more than 180 centimetres tall.
The minimum age of the participants of the riding programme is 12 years.
The riding and the preparation of the horse before, during, and after riding are at your own risk.
Persons under the age of 18 are the responsibility of their parent or guardian.
Wearing a helmet is mandatory throughout the programme.
A back protector is required for persons under the age of 15.
If 2 people want to participate in the programme, prior riding experience is required.*
Participants are required to follow the instructions of the Lipica Stud Farm staff.
Please keep in mind that we are working with animals, and therefore, to ensure that the needs of both the rider and the horse are met, the length of the programme may vary. This may also be affected by the preparation time between individual lessons.
Thank you for your understanding.

Location

Lipica Stud Farm

5.0 Lipica 5, 6210 Sežana, Slovenia, Slovenia
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Most horse lovers know about the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and most know that the horses ridden in the famous shows are Lipizzaners, not Spanish Andalusians. But did you know that the Lipizzan breed was created in Lipica (pronounced “Lipizza”) in what is nowadays Slovenia? If you go to Lipica, you will learn about the eventful history of a beautiful and talented breed that survived the maelstroms of wars and invasions over many centuries.

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Price - USD 55.00

per person for whole activity

  • Time Slots
  • Sub Total USD 55.00
  • Tax USD 0.00
  • Grand Total USD 55.00
  • 1 Quantity
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