Events for April
M T W T F S S
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
Add your event FREE

Today


Videos


Polls


Accomodations in Austria


Cosmo and Nanu

Top_horse_riders_take_their_places_for_Vienna_Masters

Top horse riders take their places for Vienna Masters

The Rathausplatz becomes the focus of the riding world when the "Global Champions Tour – Vienna Masters" the most prestigious show jumping series in the world takes place from the 20th to the 23rd September.

The preparations for the "Vienna Masters" are already in full swing. Overall 4,000 guests can join the event and watch the horse shows and competitions from three grandstands and a VIP area.

Famous horse riders such as Athina de Miranda, Monaco Princess Charlotte Casiraghi and Jessica Springsteen - daughter of Bruce, have confirmed their appearance at the event. The Viennese world famous Lippizaner horses of the "Spanische Hofreitschule" also get their chance to perform at the Rathausplatz this year.

Overall 400 people are working on the construction for the event on the Rathausplatz to make space for 260 show horses being transported to the location in about 100 trucks.

Parts of the event are open to the public for free but after 6pm tickets have to be bought to watch the competitions.

Vienna Times






Tag cloud:
appearance  Bruce  Vienna  Casiraghi  construction  Lippizaner  trucks  horses  Viennese  Masters  competitions  Overall  Springsteen  space  riders  horse  Rathausplatz  event  Charlotte  Jessica


Latest News

 

Julius Meinl expands to UK
Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning
Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.

Vienna to host fashion awards
Since 2009, the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle has played a big role in the Austrian fashion scene and has evolved itself into one of the country's most important events in the industry to date.

Austrian architecture in the 20th Century
The Architecture centre in Vienna is opening the third stage of it's long term exhibition looking at Austrian 20th and 21st Century architecture.

Criminal caught after asking police if he should be arrested
A criminal who thought he had got away with four counts of embezzlement and fraud managed to alert police to his crimes after he walked into a police station to ask if there was an arrest warrant out on him.

Pink Easter bunny helps Vienna art world pay tribute to Dürer
The Viennese art world has created its own version of the Easter Bunny – by making a giant sized sculpture of the famous Albrecht Dürer painting currently on display until 29 June as part of the exhibition "Dürer, Michelangelo, Rubens"

Property price rise continues
The price of property in Vienna has now spiralled so much that every 4th apartment comes with a price tag of 500,000 or more. And every second flat costs 300,000 or more.

Jetflyers Take The Jet Ski Onto The Road
An Austrian company is making waves after they came up with the idea of taking a jet ski – and fitting it with wheels.

Exploring photography and art through 1960s cult film Blow-Up
Vienna's Albertina is putting on an photography exhibition featuring stills from the cult sixties photography film Blow-Up by Michelangelo Antonioni.

Turtle flies from Vienna to India to try his luck with the ladies
An endangered turtle from Schoenbrunn Zoo is taking a trip across the world to try his luck out with two female turtles in India.

 


Rieders Digests


The most popular stories –
last 7 days