The Lipizzaner horse's origins are from Europe and the establishment of the Lipizzaner breed in Australia was undertaken by the importation of mature breeding horses from various locations in Europe.
The first Lipizzaners were imported in 1973 by Geoff Adcock from Ravenswood Stud in SA who brought in:
and four mares:
Pictured below is Stallion Siglavy Flora 1.75 the first Lipizzaner Stallion to arrive in Australia, imported by G.Adcock in 1973
In 1976-1977, Maryanne & Bent Christensen from Bibaringa stud in the ACT imported:
and 3 Hungarian mares:
* Pictured below is mare Neopolitano XIX-2 imported from Hungary via Denmark by the Christensens
along with an Arabian/Lipizzaner mare Electra, the Arabian stallion Kazmir & the Warmblood stallion Waszu.
In 1977, Georgina Beard of Fulmer Rise Stud, NSW imported:
and again in 2002, Fulmer Rise Stud imported:
In 2005, Habsburg Lipizzaners in SA imported :
In 2013, Annwn Park Lipizzaner Stud imported:
In 2014 Elizabeth J Verissimo imported: