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Feb 25, 2017 - Lipizzaner Horse Farm

A big group of us went up north outside of Sarasota to see the Lipizzaner horses in training for their summer shows. This was quite a treat as I haven't watched them before and had no idea they were close by! The Hermann family has been doing this for years and for some reason, the women became the trainers, not the men. We were given the history of the horses, how they came to America, how they were used in the wars, and more. It was all very interesting. Watching them in action was fascinating and this trip was very worthwhile!

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Apr 20, 2012 - Lipizzaner Stallions

Friday the 20th was the day the doctor told Clark he could begin doing exercises in the swimming pool. He was told he could let his arm float up in the water, force it down, and do this time after time. So, on the morning of the 20th, he was in the swimming pool by 10:00, ready to start the rehab of his shoulder. When we plopped ourselves in the wilds of Central Florida, we had no idea of the things we would find to do. After lunch, on the 20th, we drove 45 minutes to go to the training facilities for the Lipizzaner stallions. We had...

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