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Tickets for Spanish Riding School - Morning Training

Watch Europe’s oldest horse breed in action

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:30 - 12:00
Tomorrow
09:30 - 12:00
Thursday
09:30 - 12:00
Friday
09:30 - 12:00
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Monday
Closed
Best time to visit
10:15
Duration
Training session: 2 hours
Highlights
  • See the beautiful and lively Lipizzan horses in action as you witness their morning training in the stunning Spanish Riding School
  • Enjoy a score of classical Viennese music as you watch man and horse work in perfect unison
  • For those who love horses this is a must-see, and for those who love history - the Lippizan is Europe's oldest breed of horse
Description

Experience the magic of the famous Lipizzan or Lipizzaner horses here at Vienna's Spanish Riding School. See the intelligent, lively Lipizzan horses in action as their trainers run them through the haute école or 'high school' of classical dressage - including their spectacular jump kicks. Watch 450 years of Lippizan tradition at work, as horse and rider take to the grounds, accompanied by classical Viennese music.

The Spanish Riding School is one of Vienna's most beautiful buildings, but what's inside is even more beautiful. This ticket gets you into the school to witness the training exercises the world-famous Lippizan stallions do with their trainers. You'll see soothing relaxation exercises (horse yoga?) as well as some of the more rigorous ones too.

You may even see some of the acrobatic School Jumps these horses are known for. They're not practiced every day, but you may get lucky. The whole experience is set to a score of Viennese classical music.

Originally bred by the Habsburgs to act as military steeds and royal mounts, these four-legged show-offs were once stabled in the courtyard of every royal household in central Europe. They're groomed to perfection, love to entertain, and know exactly how to enchant an audience.

With this mesmerizing morning experience you'll get to see some of the 'equestrian ballet' that makes the Lippizan, Europe’s oldest and most graceful horse breed, so revered.

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Ticket features
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Smartphone tickets accepted
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the cash desk of any of the two main entrances
  • Training last from 10:00-12:00, last admission is at 11:30. Your ticket is valid for the full 2-hour period. The recommended viewing time is between 10-15 minutes
  • Please note that the Spanish Riding School can be busy during morning training, making waiting times longer than usual
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
Spanish Riding School
1,Michaelerplatz, 1010, Vienna
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There

Metro: U3 to Herrengasse + 5 minutes walking. Please note you can also use the back entrance at Josefsplatz/Tor 2.

Reviews
May 22, 2018
Not enough seats.
May 21, 2018
Great surroundings and wonderful experience
May 21, 2018
Fun to see the horses and riders practice! The speaker tells you a little about the work that goes into training these incredible horses. Limited seating (standing room is also available) so go early as there was a long line by 10am.
May 21, 2018
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May 20, 2018
Förbokning av biljetter onödigt.
Vimsig personal vid entrén. En sa det gick bra att visa biljetten via appen, men det var fel -skulle bytas till biljett i kundtjänsten.
May 17, 2018
It was a wonderful experience to be up so close and truly enjoyable to watch. Also excellent music to accompany and compliment the beautiful horses as they displayed their skills.
May 15, 2018
Wonderful event and the it is perfect to acess with the code on the Phone !
May 14, 2018
Highly recommended. Wonderful experience and very well worth prebooking tickets to avoid the long queues
May 14, 2018
It was standing room only until about 10.45 on the day we visited and the standing view was better from the upper gallery as there were no pillars to obstruct the view. A lot of the session was warming up and cooling down each set of horses being exercised but they were still beautiful to watch! Also a beautiful building.
May 12, 2018
Straight to the front of the queue with Tiqets.

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