Producer - Gary Lashinsky

Gary Lashinsky has been the producer of the "World Famous" LIPIZZANER STALLIONS for over 30 years. 

From 1968 to as recent as 1994, Mr. Lashinsky has gone to Austria to purchase riding horses from the Spanish Riding School of Vienna and the Piber Stud Farm. He also sought technical advice from Colonel Alois Podhajsky, the former director of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna. 

In 1970, Mr. Lashinsky produced the first touring unit of "The World Famous" LIPIZZANER STALLIONS which since that time has played to millions of enthusiastic fans throughout North America, South America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Great Britain. The current traveling show tours to over 140 cities a year all across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 

Mr. Lashinsky's experience spans over 37 years in the theatrical business. His involvement in family oriented attractions throughout North America, South America and Australia include such outstanding presentations as: the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, Ice Capades, Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice, Disney on Parade, The Harlem Globetrotters, plus numerous Broadway theatrical productions, including Yul Brynner in "The King and I". He has also produced concert tours for popular recording artists such as the Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Tom Jones, Olivia Newton-John, Elvis Presley and The Doors. 

Mr. Lashinsky's hobbies are varied and quite exciting. Not only is he a twenty-year multi-engine and instrument rated pilot, he is also the former National President of the Dodge "Viper Club of America", and in his spare time, enjoys driving and racing his Vipers throughout the United States. Mr. Lashinsky is also involved in many other promotional activities, all designed to bring the finest in family entertainment to millions of people. You can look for his name to be associated with these shows while you enjoy "The World Famous" LIPIZZANER STALLIONS. 



Master of Ceremonies - Troy Tinker

Troy Tinker is the narrator for the Lipizzaner Stallions. 

He began his professional career in Cleveland, Ohio, where he performed on a variety of stages, including the "Great Lakes Theater Festival" and "Giant Portions" comedy improv troupe. It was during his five-year stint with this group that he was asked to host the "Laser-Light and Fireworks Show" at Sea World of Ohio. The Lipizzaner Stallions were also featured there that summer, and one year later, Troy received the call from Lipizzaner show producer, Gary Lashinsky, asking him to join the Lipizzaner's International tour. 

During breaks from touring, Troy had a featured role in an episode of the UPN network's series, "The Strip", portrayed "Merlin" at Orlando's Disney World, and traveled Australia and New Zealand as narrator of "Cinderella On-Ice". He was featured in two live-action computer games, "Lands of Lore, Guardians of Destiny" and "The Golden Nugget", which starred Adam West. 

Troy now makes his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Where he has been featured at "Caesar's Magical Empire", and taught improvisation for "The Second City". He also starred in "Ba-Da-Bing", an interactive dinner-theatre show, that he also wrote and directed. 

Troy is happiest when he is travelling the world with "his ponies". 

 

 

 

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