Spanish Riding School (Spanische Reitschule)

Michaelerplatz 1, Wien . (Open Map)


Classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition

For 430 years the Spanish Riding School (Spanische Reitschule) has been training horseback riders in the tradition of haute école. Riders are taught to study the horse's movements and develop a harmony with their beautiful and powerful animal. This system of training has unprecedented good results.

Performances at the Spanish Riding School (Spanische Reitschule) are on Fridays. Visiting hours on performance days are 9:00am to 7:00pm. See the website for information on lessons, guided tours, morning practice sessions and special events. Visit the visitors center, the souvenir shop, and the cafe operated by the Seifritzberger family.