InformationIllustrated by Ruth Sanderson
Vienna, Austria. 1938. Maestoso Petra is a world famous Lipizzaner stallion. He has spent his years training to perform the complex airs above the ground that only Lipizzaners can accomplish.But when World War II breaks out in Europe, he learns to think less about performing and more about survival.
Here is Maestoso Petra's story...in his own words.