Academy of Riding Starlight Stables with Professor Terry Bowman
Starlight Stables
World Class Entertainment For The Whole Family
 December - April Thursday and Friday 3:00PM and Sat at 10:00 AM
 Performances in Beautiful Sarasota , Florida                         
At Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions Ranch and Horse Show Grounds                                      
        For Performances call 941-322-1501 reservations of 15 or more simply call!!
Spectacular Horse Vacation in Sunny Sarasota, Florida
   Gabriella Herrmann and the Incredible Royal Lipizzaner Stallions of Austria!
Herrmann's Royal Lipizzaner Stallions of Austria combined with Academy of Riding
Presents a once and a lifetime event at the Royal Lipizzan Ranch in Sarasota Florida!

All horse lovers are invited to join Gabriella Herrmann and Terry Bowman in Florida. For 4 days with the magnificent Royal Lipizzaner Stallions. See them perform, learn the training and history of these incredible animals, Ride a Royal Lipizzan Stallion.  A dream event that happens once in a lifetime!!
Call to Reserve your spot 816-805-2364
Special  Royal Lipizzan Rate at Sun n Fun
Resort 10 min. from Ranch and Show Grounds.
Horses, Equipment, Lipizzan Study Ref. Guide
 Lunch Provided Daily
 Personal Instruction ,Classical  Dressage Riding  and Training Demonstration
Click on Gabriella and Royal Lipizzan picture above for Registration Form and Pricing Information!

I am excited to offer in collaboration with Terry Bowman of Academy of Riding Starlight Stables, this opportunity. For horse riders and enthusiast the chance to experience up close the real magic of the Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria. Sharing the knowledge that has been passed down in my family for over 7 generations. You are invited to ride my Royal Lipizzan Stallions and experience a piece of history. Be shown the basics  from Ground Training to Aires . Come and join me and the warm hospitality of my wonderful horses and family, at our Ranch in Sarasota Florida.

The Famous Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria
Gabriella Herrmann
A Testimonial from a Horseback Rider...

No matter what type of riding lessons you may have taken in the past, nothing can compare with the experience provided by the Original Herrmann’s Royal Lipizzan Stallions ranch. The one-on-one attention in a serene setting on one of the most magnificent members of the equine world is nothing short of magical. From the moment you walk into the immaculate barn, to the time you have to leave, you will find yourself doing an extraordinary amount of smiling. No matter what your skill level is, the instructor makes you feel relaxed and works with you patiently to be sure you understand her directions and can make the most of each lesson. And even if you are a novice at dressage – as I was --every lesson leaves you feeling a little more confident. The object is not to see how fast you can become adept at dressage. Rather, the instruction focuses on the essential aspect of feeling at one with the horse. You learn to enjoy the pure pleasure of working with the animal. Riding these horses is exceptionally rewarding, as they are not only extraordinarily beautiful but keenly intelligent and very well trained. Sometimes you truly feel like pinching yourself to make sure you're not just dreaming you are on a Lipizzan stallion.

 Employment rules for The Herrmann's  Royal Lipizzaner Stallions Of Austria
Additional information will be given
to the riders/trainers that are accepted
for riding tryouts. Must be willing to travel and pass drug, alcohol and background tests. This could be you're
Dream Job with the most famous horses
in the world!
<~~~~ Click on Leaping Lipizzan Photo for Registration Form
  Horse Clinic-Event with the Royal Lipizzans
Experience the joy of riding Dressage on a Royal Lipizzaner Stallion!
3 Days with the Best Horses in World  !!

Simply Call 816-805-2364
Academy Of Riding Starlight Stables
For More Information!!
       Check out comments about Lipizzan Stallion Clinic and Event Photos below.

The Third Magnificent Royal Lipizzaner Stallion Event and Clinic will even be BIGGER!
Rider 16 years and up  Saturday, Sunday and Monday

If you need help with  accommodations or have questions, Simply call Starlight Stables at   816-805-2364  ask for Prof. Terry Bowman.

  Riders must be 16 and up, if under 18 must have an adult signed release... Payments made by check must be ,     Credit Card  (PayPale Link)   
Credit Card Payment for Riders Lipizzan Dream Horse Event/Clinic

Synopsis Tentative Itinerary for

 Meet at 9:30 at The Royal Lipizzan Stallions Of Austria, Ranch and Show Grounds. Located in Myakka City Florida 15 min. from Sarasota Florida and 40 min. from Tampa Florida.
We will meet the Lipizzan Stallions, learn about Training and Riding The Stallions, especially The Magnificent Royal  Lipizzan Stallions. Horse Riding Instruction , Lunch, Clinic Work Book,  Horses and Equipment are Supplied. At 2:00 PM we depart the Royal Lipizzan Ranch and meet the next day same time and place.

Itinerary is flexible. Changes may occur due to Horses, weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Nancy, riding Dressage during Clinic on Lipizzaner Stallion   at The Royal Lipizzaner Stables and Show Arena in Florida
Some of the thoughts about The Royal Lipizzaner Stallions Dream Event and Clinic from our Clinic's Horse Riders and Trainers.

" The Most Fun I Have Ever Had At A Horse Clinic"    Nancy

" Having Your Dreams Come True Priceless"    Dale

"I Want More, More Of Every Thing , Please Do This Again" Marc

"You really are making my dreams come true THANK YOU" Hillary

"The Royal Lipizzan Stallions are even more beatiful. magical, majestic and wonderful in person"     Stephanie

Equestrians Looking for Employment!!  This is your chance
to tryout for a Job with The Herrmann's Royal Lipizzaner
    Stallions Of Austria.  Additions will be held at Royal Lipizzan`  Ranch outside of Sarasota Florida. send information and photos to

History of the Lipizzan's

        Founded in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the Hapsburg Royal family of Austria, the Royal Lipizzan's are unquestionably the rarest, most aristocratic breed of horses in the world. The pride of the Hapsburg Empire, the Lipizzan breed was first established by Archduke Charles at Lipizza (now part of Yugoslavia).
         Only a few hundred have ever existed at any one time. Indeed, it is a contemporary miracle of sorts that this precious bloodline is not extinct, having barely been saved by General George Patton from the Russian advance during World War II. The Lipizzan's celebrated escape was recounted in the Walt Disney movie, "Miracle of the White Stallions".
Assisting Patton in the clandestine mission to rescue the regal Lipizzan's, Colonel Herrmann and his father, Colonel Ottomar Herrmann, Sr., smuggled the horses out from far behind enemy lines, riding at night and hiding by day. "We moved out into the night with nothing," recalled Herrmann, "only a handful of horses". The Lipizzans' they saved under the protection granted by Patton, were "more precious than jewels", he declared.
Colonel Herrmann, joined by two subsequent generations of Herrmann's, created an American renaissance of classical equitation's. His family maintains a 200 acre ranch in Florida to ensure the propagation of this extraordinary breed.
         All Airs Above the Ground, originally outlined by Xenophon the Greek, derive from defensive horsemanship created for war and predated-dated the birth of Christ by some 400 years. These spectacular leaps and plunges were originally meant for use by mounted riders to inspire terror in the hearts of foot soldiers.
          That this nearly lost art remains alive, is due in very large part, to the commitment of Colonel Herrmann, scion of the Herrmann family, and historically among the world's greatest trainers of this rare breed. In a lively and informative narrative throughout the presentation of his remarkable stallions, the history, evolution and contemporary application of this most sophisticated horse and rider training is recounted. It is repeatedly noted that extreme patience and, most particularly, love are the requisites to such highly schooled animals. Herrmann epitomized the master of classical European equitation.

 Thank you to the Herrmann's for allowing us to use this account of the Lipizzan's history.
 Please visit their website:

Terry Bowman & Sir Ottomar Herrmann
At The Royal Lipizzan Stallion Ranch ______________________________

Traveling the country with the
 Royal Lipizzan Stallions
Lipizzan Stallion on Tour _________________________________

Lipizzan mares getting a visit.

Royal Lipizzaner Stallion Prince just having FUN
Gabby, Terry & Sabrina

When baby Lipizzan's are born
they're black.

Lipizzaner mares & foals

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