Spanish Riding School

The classical horsemanship
in Renaissance tradition

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world where the classic equestrian skills (haute école) has been preserved and is still practiced in its original form.

Visitors experience unique presentations of the Lipizzans in the most beautiful riding hall in the world, which was impressively outfitted by baroque architect Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach between 1729 and 1735. It was originally built to provide aristocratic youths with the opportunity to take riding instruction.


Michaelerplatz 1
A-1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 533 90 31 0

Opening times:
Monday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, when evening show: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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