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Spaanse rijschool Wenen

For 450 years, the famed Spanish Riding School of Vienna has been refining "haute ecole" for its pure white Lippizaner stallions. River cruisers can watch morning exercises, performances and even take an architectural tour.

This is Colonel Alois Podhajsky, Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna from 1939 through 1961. With the help of General George Patton and the US Army, he saved the world's oldest classical riding school and the fabulous Lipizzaner horses from destruction in WWII. Besides that noteworthy accomplishment he was one of greatest horseman of all time. I would have loved to have met him, and especially to have seen him ride.

This is Colonel Alois Podhajsky, Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna from 1939 through With the help of General George Patton and the US Army, he saved the world's oldest classical riding school and its famous horses from destruction in WWII.

Spanische Hofreitschule (Spanish Riding School), Vienna  via Folded Victory

You will never come across a fancier and chique house full of horses. The Spanische Hofreitschule, Vienna.

Photo : Vienne - L'école espagnole d'équitation

Vienne - L'école espagnole d'équitation

Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria.  The Lipizzaner Horses

After 436 Years, Spanish Riding School Take In Women

These horses are the famous Lipizzaner stallions from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna Austria. On the back of this card, where the message would normally be written, there is an ad for a performance at the Sportpaleis Antwerpen in Antwerp, Belgium.

These horses are the famous Lipizzaner stallions from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna Austria. On the back of this card, where the message would normally be written, there is an ad for a performance at the Sportpaleis Antwerpen in Antwerp, Belgium.

LIPIZZAN HORSE POSTCARD SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL VIENNA AUSTRIA - QUADRILLE

LIPIZZAN HORSE POSTCARD SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL VIENNA AUSTRIA - QUADRILLE

The Spanish Riding School takes their show on the road annually. There are very precise requirements when moving the horses taking 90 huge chests filled with 6 tons of equipment to make this happen. The stallions even have their own brand of muesli, to keep their digestive system working at peak form. In 1 week on the road they will consume 500kg of the muesli and between 1 and 2 tons of hay, oats and straw. While in transit the Senior Stable master and several grooms accompany the…

The Spanish Riding School (Spanische Hofreitschule) in central Vienna (go and see it, it's worth it!

Spanish Riding School, Austria

In 2014 The Spanish Riding School of Vienna will be touring Europe, visiting Sweden, The UK, Belgium and Amsterdam

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