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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Of ballerinas and... horses

When I saw the Lippizaner stallions in Vienna, the parallels between dressage and ballet were instantly recognizable (even the fact that there seemed to be "corps de ballet" horses and "principal dancer" horses, and back in LouisXIV's time "horse ballets" were a very important genre. Here a ballet company and an equestrian federation team up:
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/06/sport/ballet-dressage-dancing-horse/

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