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Spanische Hofreitschule Bundesgestut Piber

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Address: Piber Bundesgestvet, Piber, near Koeflach | Piber 1, Graz 8580, Austria
Phone Number: 31443323
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Famous Lipizzaner horses and stud farm

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2014
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Jurmala, Latvia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Horses were really beautiful and the place itself was too, however, I find the price too much for what we got to see. there was one cinema, ring where you could watch lessons if you made it in time (we didn't), three barns with six horses each and a barn with foals and foal mares. However, we couldn't touch the... More 

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Greensboro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We drove from Graz to the farm to see the Lipizzaner horses. This was a nice spring activity, as there were several goals to see, as well as year-long fillies to pet. The Stallions were beautiful and friendly. This was a nice way to see these beautiful animals, but non-horse people may be board.

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Vienna, Austria
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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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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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Lake Arrowhead
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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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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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