If you or your children love horses, you’ll certainly have heard of the world-famous Lipizzaner with their majestic white coats. But did you know that there is a Lipizzaner stable right here in the Wilder Kaiser area? And you can pay it a visit! Every Saturday evening for a small fee, you can enjoy a tour of the Stanglwirt riding stable in Going and get an up-close look at these beautiful creatures. When you register, you’ll just need to show your Wilder Kaiser Guest Card, which you’ll receive free of charge when you check in at Das Alpin, one of the cosiest hotels in Scheffau, Austria. And just in case you’re not already excited, here are a few facts to whet your appetite for your visit!
Did you know that Lipizzaner horses …
… take their name from the village of Lipica in Slovenia?
… have a history that can be traced back to the 1500s?
… are actually born with a dark coat that grows lighter each time they moult?