Sunday, March 2, 2008
Lipizzaners are genetically grey. Born dark, black-brown, brown, or grey, Lipizzaners gradually lighten and turn white somewhere between the ages of 5 and 10. The white color coat was bred to be dominant. The preference of royalty.
Rocchina will be 6 this spring and I am posting her
Progression to White:
Age 1 yr
2003 Age 1.5
2004 Age 2
First Ride May 31, 2005
2006 Age 4
2007 Age 5
This is Rocchina's mother, Triesta(1981-2007) with half sister, Tryphena, and Pluto Balmora (1988-2003), her sire.
Rocchina was the last foal in a long line of Pluto Balmora/Triesta babies.