PRESS RELEASES

 Dezember 1, 2016

Spanish Riding School presents unique dynamic lighting system

Joint project: Spanish Riding School Vienna, Zumtobel Group and zactrack presented their special tracking system. The dynamic lights are angled in a way that ensures that the horse is always at the centre of the light, regardless of it’s position in the arena. More

 November 11, 2016

Magnificent Lipizzaner started Tour in London

The century-old knowledge of the wonderful white horses’ breeding at the stud

Swarovski supports the Spanish Riding School’s 450th Anniversary World Tour with Crystal-Embellished Saddle Blankets… More

 March 24, 2016

Lipizzaner Stud Farm Piber received UNESCO award – Ministers Andrä Rupprechter and Josef Ostermayer as well as Governor Hermann Schützenhöfer expressed their warmest congratulations

The century-old knowledge of the wonderful white horses’ breeding at the stud farm of Piber in Styria has recently been nominated to intangible national UNESCO cultural heritage. More

 March 22, 2016

Rider Florian Zimmermann is appointed Head of the Heldenberg Training Centre (Lower Austria) of the Spanish Riding School

As of now he is responsible for all the activities at the Heldenberg Training Centre in Lower Austria including the on-site horses’ well-being, the best possible staff organization and local conditions for stallions and Riders and finally, the coordination of seminars for the national and international riding world. more

 December 2, 2015

High UNESCO award for the Spanish Riding School

November 30 to December 4, 2015 UNESCO conference in Windhoek/ Namibia – High UNESCO award for the Spanish Riding School: The tradition of the Classical Art of Riding of the Spanish Riding School was admitted to the UNESCO’s world heritage list of immaterial cultural heritage of humanity ….more

 October 29, 2015

A TRIBUTE TO VIENNA: The new gala programme celebrates ist premiere on November 27th in the Spanish Riding School

“When very special Viennese riders, Viennese musicians and singers come together something unique arises. Especially as this very special union performs in the baroque atmosphere of the Winter Riding School of the imperial palace in Vienna.” ….more

 February 18, 2015

Spanish Riding School celebrates its 450th anniversary. Presentation of Anniversary Mint and numerous activities

In September 1565 a “Thumblplatz” was built in the garden at the Purgkh alhie , laying the foundation of the Spanish Riding School. 450 years later, the Spanish Riding School in Vienna has not only become famous around the world, but it is also the only riding academy in the world where the High School of Classical Horsemanship has been cherished and maintained….more

 February 10, 2015

 The “ballet of the white stallions” dances again: The Spanish Riding School opens the performance season

After the traditional winter break the Spanish Riding School makes a good start to the new performance season on Sunday, February 15, 2015. The riders together with their Lipizzaner stallions will show all the highlights of the High School of classical Horsemanship. Since January, they they have been preparing for the performances in the morning training…more