Spanish Riding School
The Spanish Riding School (German: Spanische Hofreitschule) of Vienna, Austria, is a traditional riding school for Lipizzan horses, which perform in the Winter Riding School (Winterreitschule) in ...
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Alois Podhajsky
Alois Podhajsky (February 24, 1898 - May 23, 1973) was the director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria as well as an Olympic medal-winner in dressage, riding instructor, and writer.
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Maximilian Weyrother
Max Ritter von Weyrother (1783–1833) was Chief Rider of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna from 1813, and Director from 1814 to 1833.His grandfather, Adam Weyrother, a previous Chief Rider at the sch...
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Gabriela Grillo
Gabriela Grillo (born 19 August 1952 in Duisburg) is a German equestrian and Olympic champion. She won a gold medal in team dressage and placed fourth in individual dressage at the 1976 Summer Olympic...
Anne, Princess Royal
Anne, The Princess Royal KG KT GCVO GCStJ QSO GCL  (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prin...
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Classical dressage
Classical dressage evolved from cavalry movements and training for the battlefield, and has since developed into the competitive dressage seen today. Classical riding is the art of riding in harmony w...
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Georg Wahl
Georg Wahl (Kosel, Upper Silesia, 21 February 1920 – 4 November 2013) was Chief Rider at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, dressage instructor, rider and trainer. He was also known as the coach and...
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Piber Federal Stud
The Piber Federal Stud (Bundesgestüt Piber) is a stud farm dedicated to the breeding of Lipizzan horses, located at the village of Piber, near the town of Köflach in western Styria, Austria. It was f...
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Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach
Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (20 July 1656 – 5 April 1723) was an Austrian architect, sculptor, and architectural historian whose Baroque architecture profoundly influenced and shaped the tastes...
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Julius von Blaas
Julius von Blaas (1845–1923) was an Italian painter, the second son of Karl, born at Albano, Italy. He studied under his father, devoted himself principally to equestrian subjects, and went to Rome ...
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Wedding of Princess Anne and Mark Philips
The wedding of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips took place on Wednesday, 14 November 1973 at Westminster Abbey in London. An estimated 500 million television viewers from around the world watched them ...
Hermesvilla
16°14′46″E / 48.170681°N 16.246167°E / 48.170681; 16.246167 Hermesvilla is a palace in the Lainzer Tiergarten, in Vienna, a former hunting area for the Habsburg nobility. Empe...
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South African Lipizzaners
The South African Lipizzaners is the name of a riding academy that operates according to the classical model in Kyalami, Midrand (Gauteng), South Africa. In contrast to other classical riding schools,...
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George Denholm Armour
George Denholm Armour (1864–1949) was a British painter.
George Denholm Armour was born in Waterside, Lanarkshire, Scotland on 30 January 1864. He grew up in Liverpool and went to school in Fife. ...
Elisabeth Gürtler
Elisabeth Gürtler-Mauthner (born May 7, 1950) is an Austrian businesswoman. She is managing director of the Hotel Sacher, Vienna's most famous hotel.Born in Vienna, Gürtler attended a Catholic gymnasi...
Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach
Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach, also Fischer von Erlach the younger (13 September 1693 in Vienna – 29 June 1742 in Vienna) was an Austrian architect of the Baroque, Rococo and Baroque classic...
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Ernst Lindenbauer
Ernst Lindenbauer (18 November 1881 Lichtenegg/Wels – 22 April 1961 Vienna) was Chief Rider from 1919 - 1950 at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.Lindenbauer was born in Lichtenegg/Wels, Upper...
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Gottlieb Polak
Gottlieb Polak (born January 13, 1883 in Kladruby nad Labem, died July 5, 1942 in Vienna) was Chief Rider and Riding Master of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during the 1930s, serving until his d...
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Lipizzan
The Lipizzan or Lipizzaner (Czech: Lipicán, Croatian: Lipicanac, Hungarian: Lipicai, Italian: Lipizzano, Slovene: Lipicanec), is a breed of horse closely associated with the Spanis...
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Airs above the ground
The airs above the ground or school jumps are a series of higher-level, Haute ecole, classical dressage movements in which the horse leaves the ground. They include the capriole, the courbette, the me...
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Louis Seeger
Louis Seeger (1798–1865) was a German equestrian who published several books and was influential in the development of dressage. Trained under Maximilian Weyrother, his methods were highly influenced ...
Dressage
Dressage (/ˈdrɛsɑːʒ/ or /drɨˈsɑːʒ/; a French term, most commonly translated to mean "training") is a competitive equestrian sport, defined by the International Equestrian Federation as "the highest ex...
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Miracle of the White Stallions
Miracle of the White Stallions is a 1963 film released by Walt Disney starring Robert Taylor (playing Alois Podhajsky), Lilli Palmer, and Eddie Albert. It is the story of the evacuation of the Lipiz...
Wedding dress of Princess Anne
The Wedding dress of Princess Anne was the wedding dress worn by The Princess Anne at her first marriage to Mark Phillips on 14 November 1973, at Westminster Abbey. The dress was designed by Maureen B...