The Lipica Stud Farm is the cradle of all Lipizzaner horses in the world. Nowadays it is one of the most beautiful cultural and historical monuments of the Republic of Slovenia, its rich history reaching back to the year of 1580.
It has been boasting of the tradition of breeding and selecting pure-breed horses. In the 1960’s the Lipica Stud Farm established the Classic Riding School which still participates in worldwide equestrian events
It successfully combines the rich natural and cultural heritage of the unique karst setting with modern tourist offer.
In the recent years the Lipica Stud Farm has extended its activity and established a multi-purpose leisure centre.
In 2010 the Lipica Stud Farm celebrated its 430th anniversary.Source: http://www.lipica.org/