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Colonel Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Ranch

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Address: 32755 Singletary Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251-9521
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Wonderful horses

Not a lot to see before the show. Maybe arrive a half hour before. The stallions are beautiful and the show, though a bit slow, was very nice. The MC added nice notes and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
ARay44
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a lot to see before the show. Maybe arrive a half hour before. The stallions are beautiful and the show, though a bit slow, was very nice. The MC added nice notes and history. Bring a hat - there is some shading around show corral but it can be spotty.

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Brant Lake, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful experience for the whole family A great performance and information about the history of the horses Adults and children will enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great to watch the horses perform. One year old got bored but was able to run and play. 7,8,10, and 18 year old had a great time. The show lasted about 1 1/2 hours. We were able to go in the barn and see horses before and after the show. Everyone was very friendly. They have concessions available... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ranch is home to many gorgeous Lippizan horses, descendants of those featured in the Disney movie "Miracle of the White Stallions". During WWII, Colonel Otto Herrmann assisted General George Patton in sneaking the stallions out of Austria, saving them from the German army. The Herrmann family ( now in the fifth generation) breed and train these beautiful animals, and... More 

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Thank Karen R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I learned a lot of history and heritage going to the practice they offer seats at on Thur, Fri at 3 pm and Sat at 10 for a $5 donation. Slow times between horses being out, so my 4 year old got bored, but plenty of space to move about and let her play. Would have been great if her... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great training performance of the stallions. The pony and mares we also a treat to see. Small (and worthwhile) entry fee. Bring small umbrella for sunny days.

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Bradenton, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat to watch these beautiful horses perform. Family run for many years. Beautiful country and area to watch 1-1/2 hour shows. Thursday and Friday 3 pm and Saturday at 10 am.

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Bidwell, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did you know that General Patton was so impressed with these horses that he helped save tham and bring them to th US? I didn't, until I watched them train at their winter quarters outside Sarasota. What an amazing group of animals and people. This is a must do if you are anywhere close. There is a very small donation... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first saw the horses perform about five years ago! Always a highlited of Florida! I grew up fascinated by the stories of the white horses! If you know the history of these magnificent animals, you will have a new appreciation for the fact that they even survived WWII! They were relocated to Florida, and visitors are welcome to watch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The training shows are so wonderful! They are amazing horses and people. So pretty and such a delight to watch. Absolutely wonderful.

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