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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
09:30 - 12:00, last admission at 11:30
Starting time
10:00
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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Instant ticket delivery
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 and 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.

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

Getting There

Metro: U3 to Herrengasse. From there, it's a five-minute walk to the Riding School.

Reviews
Jan 15, 2018
Loved it but we are both very into horses and have ridden for yrs....we both said next time wed save up to see the actual show though in training we saw a lot of pretty impressive dressage n jumps
Jan 12, 2018
An easy way to book tickets. A great experience to see the horses training given that theu are on holidays in January. Loved it. Gift shop is VERY expensive...get your souvenirs elsewhere.
Dec 30, 2017
Was great, well worth the visit.
Dec 29, 2017
It was great to see the horses but they are just warming them up so you don't see a lot. The tour, which is not included in the ticket, was better. Behind the scenes and you go to the stables.
Dec 27, 2017
Nice experience
Dec 26, 2017
Very disappointed as all we saw were horses walking around. We had thought we would see them training tricks as well!
Better deal to see a show!!
Dec 23, 2017
Just dull - too expensive
Dec 22, 2017
Excellent time.
Dec 20, 2017
Super morning! Loved watching the horses training.
Dec 19, 2017
No advantage in buying tickets ahead

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