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(c) Spanische Hofreitschule - Lipizzanergestüt Piber - Fotocredit: Gabriele Boiselle(c) Spanische Hofreitschule - Lipizzanergestüt Piber - Fotocredit: Gabriele Boiselle

Lipizzan stud Piber

Then and now


Learn more about the structure, history and responsible tasks of the Lipizzaner Stud Piber and get an overview of the divisions and facilities that make up the stud.

A gallop through numbers & statistics

17 classical stud families

form the basis of the Lipizzaner breeding in Piber

6 stallion lines

are used for breeding in Piber

approx. 270 Lipizzaner

live in the Lipizzan stud Piber

550 hectares

pastures, alpine meadows, oat fields, forest and stud farm areas are managed by the Lipizzaner Stud Piber

40-50 foals

are born every year

4 outer stations

named Wilhelm, Reinthalerhof, Kampl & Grub, belong to the stud area

10-12 foals

are born to a Lipizzaner mare during her lifetime

approx. 70 employees

has the Lipzzan stud Piber

since 1920

Lipizzaners have been bred here in Piber

Stud Piber

(c) Spanische Hofreitschule Lipizzanergestüt Piber - Fotocredit: Gabriele Boiselle


Breeding and rearing of Lipizzaners

©Region Graz-Mias Photoart


Origin and provenance oft the world-famous Lipizzaners

Schloss Piber

Piber castle

About the Baroque castle Piber

©Region Graz-Mias Photoart


Exhibition "Follow the herd" in the stud museum

(c) Spanische Hofreitschule Lipizzanergestüt Piber - Fotocredit: Gabriele Boiselle

Driving school

Learn to drive a carriage in Piber

(c) Spanische Hofreitschule Lipizzanergestüt Piber - Fotocredit: Gabriele Boiselle

Outer stations

The stud´s outer farms