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Spanish Riding School Vienna Morning Exercise Entrance Ticket

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    Visit: Spanish Riding School, Michaelerplatz 1 Unter der Michaelerkuppel, Vienna 1010 Austria

    Visit the Spanish Riding School in Vienna in the baroque academy and see how the horses train during their morning exercise. Through the specific strengthening and building up of the muscles, the horses’ natural movements are developed into the perfect figures of the High School of classical Horsemanship. As the Riding School do not want to put too much strain on the horses, the classical School Jumps, which are shown during the performances, are not practiced on a daily basis, usually from Tuesday to Friday, accompanied by classical Viennese music.

    Programme will be anytime during 10 to 12 hrs. No fixed programme schedule during the training of the horses. Open seating (seats- and standing room).
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    The horses are beautiful but I’d recommend going to a show over the morning exercise display. There are long queues in the morning to pick up tickets so come early ! While it’s great to see the horses in such an incredible room the fact...More

    Thank Deirdre_dines
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It had been my ambition to visit the Spanish riding school in Vienna since I was a little girl. We were not able to see a proper performance as we were only there a few days so picked a training session. We had to queue...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Japan30
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Watching 5 horses walk around with an occasional trot was like watching the grass grow. Seriously? they could surely train with greater enthusiasm given the public has payed good money to watch. However they looked elegant.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jordan R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The biggest disappointment of this Vienna trip. I expected it to be horses training, maybe with rehearsals for figures to do during official performances, not five jockeys that go round and round. To be avoided if the training is not reviewed. Better to see the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank sabrrota
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We left after 40 minutes feeling very disappointed. Our expectations were that we would see more than horses trotting around an area that is visibly hard to see. The most entertaining part was the horses having a poo and someone coming into the arena to...More

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    Wai H
    13 July 2019|
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    Response from Yossi D | Reviewed this property |
    I was there in early March. We bought the ticket on spot after standing a while in the queue. From our experience the training itself becomes boring after 30 minutes....I would recommend the full show or nothing...
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    Dreamer54646482506
    23 June 2019|
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    Response from Mieke C | Reviewed this property |
    I booked online. Get there early. Sit upstairs first row as the viewing is much better.
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    29 May 2019|
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    Response from 23glennj | Reviewed this property |
    Morning you will probably need some kind of confirmation can you do a screenshot of your booking request or take your bank statement, but yes take your information and show them when you’re there, get there early as not... More
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