My wife had always wanted to visit the riding school so I treated her with a surprise trip to Vienna. Although I certainly have no ambition to get in the saddle, I was totally in awe of the skills of the riders... a real show...More
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Bought tickets for my family of six for the Tribute to Vienna and since it is only performed 5 times a year; felt lucky to get very good tickets. While the performance was very good; the emcee spoke German and then repeated everything in English....More
I visited on my own on the 16th of June for the morning exercise program. I have ridden horses for years and absolutely had to come to see these beautiful horses. I got there a bit later than planned - around 9:30am and the line...More
My family & I visited the Spanish Riding School in Vienna to watch the Sunday 11am performance. There is an earlier show with cheaper seats that displays the horses being exercised and warmed up but as this is likely to be the only time I...More
This famed, historical riding school has been established since the 1700s and it's as palatial and majestic as it was then. The world's only place where centuries of the time-honoured, 'Airs (or School) above the Ground' exists and is strictly adhered to as then. This...More
I would recommend, if you can, going to a performance at the Spanish Riding School. Make sure to get seats at the front. Do not bother to go if there is only standing room left, as you'll only see half the action.
Just a very interesting place with obviously lots of history to it. A one of a kind place and in central Vienna. There were no performances when we visited.
Nothing like I expected, but guess I should have done more research. My wife really enjoyed it, but I was very disappointed. The morning exercise show may have been better, but I don't know for sure. Not allowed to take any pictures during performance.