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Visit the Spanish Riding School in Vienna in the baroque academy and see how the horses train during their morning exercise. Through the specific strengthening and building up of the muscles, the horses’ natural movements are developed into the perfect figures of the High School of classical Horsemanship. As the Riding School do not want to put too much strain on the horses, the classical School Jumps, which are shown during the performances, are not practiced on a daily basis, usually from Tuesday to Friday, accompanied by classical Viennese music.

Programme will be anytime during 10 to 12 hrs. No fixed programme schedule during the training of the horses. Open seating (seats- and standing room).
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Spanish Riding School
Visit the Spanish Riding School in Vienna to watch the morning exercise of their legendary Lipizzaner horses. After showing your ticket, you'll head inside to see the school's graceful stallions put through their paces, and be trained to perform a high standard of classical dressage. How long you stay inside the school is up to you, but the training schedule runs for up to two hours during the mornings.
  • Ticket to the morning exercise at Vienna's Spanish Riding School
  • Watch the training of the famous Lipizzaner horses in Vienna
  • See the stallions practice their elegant dressage movements
  • Take a seat or stand in the open seating area of the school
  • Stay as long as you like inside the Spanish Riding School
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Reviewed 21 June 2018
If you have any interest in these horses or the program I highly recommend a visit here.

Although we did not see any complicated training taking place it was magical just being there. You will get to see the riders and a number of the horses being trained by the riders. Beautiful facility run in a very professional way. Horses are extraordinary.

4  Thank mercedesd533
Reviewed 21 March 2018
Non remarkable

Arrived at 9.45 to long chaotic queue and no staff supervising. Approx 6 horses come into riding arena, 5 mins warm up. Rider practices their own thing with horse and then a 5 min cool down. Process is repeated every 20 mins. Didn’t get to...More

13  Thank Paula L
Reviewed 20 March 2018
Once in a lifetime

We were very lucky to be in the right place at the right time. We managed to get standing tickets for the Saturday show. We were blown away by the skills of the stallions & their riders & handlers. This is well worth the money,...More

5  Thank michellemcq77
Reviewed 11 March 2018
A little interesting but boring!

It's really just the horses walking around for an hour. If you love horses this might do it for you. But otherwise skip it.

2  Thank Mitchell G
Reviewed 8 March 2018
Exquisite horses, sheer elegance

I visited the riding school for the morning exercise. It was of great interest to me to see the horses being gently exercised and seeing them enjoying themselves in the activities looping around the arena. It is evident that there is so much that goes...More

1  Thank Littlemisssunshine11
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