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Piber Stud Farm

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Address: Piber Bundesgestvet, Piber, near Koeflach, Graz 8580, Austria
Phone Number: 0043(0)3144 3323
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Falling in love with horses

You may think that a couple of white horses dancing to classical music is a tourist attraction, but visiting the stud farm is really an experience you should not miss when in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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452 reviews 452 reviews
106 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

You may think that a couple of white horses dancing to classical music is a tourist attraction, but visiting the stud farm is really an experience you should not miss when in the area. At the farm, you will mainly see female horses, male horses in retirement, young horses still in training, and most lovely of all baby horses, which... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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106 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

You may think that a couple of white horses dancing to classical music is a tourist attraction, but visiting the stud farm is really an experience you should not miss when in the area. At the farm, you will mainly see female horses, male horses in retirement, young horses still in training, and most lovely of all baby horses, which... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were there on a lovely and sunny day and could see the horses used in the Spanish Riding School. We had a guided tour in English and could see the stables, trainingring, visit the cute foals and the carrige museum. A nice shop with different things for people interested in horses. All set in a beatiful surrounding.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Despite other reviewer comments, we found it quite easy to travel from Graz to Koflach and thence to Piber. The local train from Graz stops frequently, but stops are quick, and the train is quite comfortable (no first class, but lots of leg room anyway). It would be a long and difficult walk from the train station in Koflach to... More 

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Wanted to take the grandchildren to see the horses in their various stages of maturity like my husband and I had seen in Slovenia. This place is not a patch on the one in Slovenia where you can see horses galore. Even the exercise to music wasn't what I'd hoped it would be, only a couple of horses moving around... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Being easy to reach from the Austrian towns Graz and Klagenfurt north of the highway A2, you will find the stud farm Piber after passing through the town of Köflach nearby. The stud farm is on a mountain with a chateau. Included in the entrance price is a 1 hour guided tour, the ones starting at 1pm and 2pm are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Enjoyed our side trip to the see the magnificent horses. Only a few horses in the barn, the rest were out on the hillside fields that you could not see. Only did the audio tour. Beautiful church on the grounds.

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Calgary, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Lovely spot in Styria where the Lipizzaners are bred and raised for their first few years. The guided tours were not available in English for our visit, but the audio guides were an adequate substitute. We actually enjoyed the chance to peruse the designated stable tour area at our own pace, separate from the large guided group. The highlight of... More 

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Park City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was a great experience for horse lovers. If horses aren't your thing, you probably wouldn't enjoy it as much. We visited in the middle of winter on a weekday, and we did not see any foals or yearlings. We saw and got to pet the group of pregnant mares, two barns of stallions and a group of 4 year... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

You don't get a lot in the winter. Not much is happening and the tour is not so long. To see the horses you must take a tour which is in German. Our guide seemed so passionate, so enthusiastic but we could not understand a word. The audio guide is helpful, but after a while I gave up and carried... More 

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