Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art

Coordinates: 36°41′29″N 6°08′21″W / 36.69151°N 6.13907°W / 36.69151; -6.13907

The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art (Spanish: Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre) is an institution dedicated to the preservation of the equestrian arts, in the Spanish tradition, based in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. It is one of the "Big Four", the most prestigious classical riding academies in the world.[1]

Royal Andalusian School
of Equestrian Art
Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre
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Location
Websitewww.realescuela.org

ActivitiesEdit

The school is devoted to conserving the ancestral abilities of the Andalusian horse, maintaining the classical traditions of Spanish baroque horsemanship, preparing horses and riders for international dressage competitions, and providing education in all aspects of horsemanship, coachdriving, blacksmithing, the care and breeding of horses, saddlery, and the manufacture and care of horse harness.

The Royal Andalusian School is well known for its "dancing stallions" shows for the tourists. The school is adjacent to the historic nineteenth-century Recreo de las Cadenas [es] in Jerez.

See alsoEdit

Other "Big Four" academies:

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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