Lippizaner Stallions on PBS tonight, May 1

“Legendary White Stallions” will appear tonight on the

Lippizaner Horses

Lippizaner Horses

feature,”Nature” on  PBS TV stations tonight at 8.00 PM.   Check your local listing to see if you can view this program.

Horse Lovers and those who admire horses are familiar with the magnificent white stallions who perform in the Vienna Riding School. These horses were originally trained for warfare in the arts of “dressage.”  Some of the most famous jumps are called “Airs Above the Ground” where the horses actually leave the ground.

Lippizaner horses originated in Lipica (Lipizza in Italian) in Slovenia, which was part of the Austrian Empire from around 1200 to 1918.  These horses perform

Lippizaner Stallion

Lippizaner Stallion

all over the world  today as well as in Lipica,  not far from Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia and from Trieste, Italy.  On the Taste of Slovenia food tour 2013, we will be visiting Lipica and the Stallions on May  21.

For more information , Google the term, “Lippizaner” and many links and videos will show up on the search and “Taste of Slovenia. ”

 

 

 

 

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About Sylvia P. Onusic, PhD, LDN, CNS

Licensed and board-certfied nutritionist, writer and researcher. BS in Home Economics, Foods and Nutrition Education;, MS in Health Administration; PhD in Public Health Education; completed the dietetic program at Penn State, University and the CNS Certified Nutrition Specialist program. Fulbrighter to Slovenia in Public Health. Speaker at Weston A. Price Foundation Conference and International Raw Milk Symposiums. Member of the American College of Nutrition. Creator and tour leader for "Taste of Slovenia, a Real Food Tour."
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