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Colonel Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Ranch

#1 of 5 things to do in Myakka City Features Animals
32755 Singletary Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251-9521
+1 941-322-1501
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Finally, made it here! Very special and interesting. It's rustic and you'll want to get there... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
judijean
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Englewood, Florida
Beautiful animals

Training facility for summer shows. Nice event. Horses not up to Vienna standards but it is a... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Hugh G
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32755 Singletary Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251-9521
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Finally, made it here! Very special and interesting. It's rustic and you'll want to get there early for a seat in the shade. Closed end of April so check online.

Thank judijean
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Training facility for summer shows. Nice event. Horses not up to Vienna standards but it is a training facility. Good to bring house guests. Training was nicely done.

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I watched a performance by these beautiful horses and talented riders last month with my friends from The Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch. We all love animals, and we were so impressed by the obvious love and connection between the riders and their horses. I...More

Thank 108Linda
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Colonel Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Ranch is a small show involving only the horses at this stable. We all found it entertaining, informative and educational. These animals exhibited such power, poise, strength, agility. It was delightful! It can get pretty hot. Arriving early to find a...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went there to not only to see the horses but to see the family members of Colonel Herrmann. We were there for a training session and we were not disappointed. We sat on the far side of the arena, in the shade of a...More

Thank charliedg2016
Reviewed 24 March 2017 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...More

Thank ARay44
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 20 March 2017 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...More

Thank Fummins F
Reviewed 17 March 2017 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...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank Charlene Y
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theston
Are you open in May to watch training?
19 April 2017|
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Response from Fummins F | Reviewed this property |
Training ends this week
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Sharon O
Can you bring a small cooler of beverages?
4 March 2017|
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Response from james n | Reviewed this property |
yes
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Donna C
What days is training open to public and what time
27 February 2017|
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Response from Sarasota_Gal | Reviewed this property |
December-April Thursdays and Fridays at 3 pm Saturdays at 10 am
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