Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions
Fri, Sep 13 - Sun, Sep 15, 2013
Times: Fri. at 5pm, Sat. and Sun. at 2pm
Venue: Cogswell's Grant, a Historic New England Property
60 Spring Street, Essex, MA 01929Contact:
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The Herrmann family, breeders and trainers of the famed Lipizzan horse for over three hundred years, demonstrate the highest levels of horsemanship in three shows. The stallions of the Herrmann line are among the last horses capable of executing the "Airs Above the Ground" maneuvers. These dramatic leaps and plunges were developed as aggressive battle maneuvers in the sixteenth century, and are now among the most beautiful displays of equine grace and strength. The shows run for ninety minutes. Please bring your own seating and bug spray. Snacks and souvenirs are available.