A German saying goes: “The greatest happiness on earth is sitting in the saddle of a horse.” When it comes to horses, Austria has much more to offer than its world-famous Lipizzan Stallions (“Lipizzaner”) in Vienna’s Spanish Riding School (“Spanische Hofreitschule”). Horseback riding in the beautiful landscape of Austria is a great experience for both beginners and experienced riders. There are hundreds of stables and places for horseback riding and equitation lessons, including Teiritzhof, a five-star riding facility in the north of Vienna. Many stables also offer opportunities to get into nature on horseback. Those who would like to rent a horse to ride in the country need a horse riding pass (“Reiterpass”). For those who have none, there are organised guided horse tours, which are also perfect for riders with limited experience.

Improve your horse riding skills in one of the horse riding stables and enjoy riding out in almost untouched nature!