The Spanish Riding-School

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The Spanish Riding-School 1. The History: It was founded in 1572 by the Habsburg emperors. In 1942 the Nazis removed the horses to Czechoslovakia. From there they were returned to Vienna by the US-Army under General Patton in 1955. A plaque commemorating that event can be seen in the entryway to the Riding School. The horses the Habsburgs bred and trained originally came from Spain that s why the Riding School is called Spanish Riding School. At the Spanish Riding-School you can watch the world-famous Lipizzaner horses perform a kind of ballet. The school itself is a very old institution looking back on a long tradition 2. The Location: The school is located at that part of the Hofburg Palace which is called the Winter Riding School . It is on the left side of St Michael s Gate. In ...

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