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Fundacion Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

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Address: Avda. Duque de Abrantes, 11407 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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+34 956 31 96 35
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10:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art Foundation, in Jerez de la...

The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art Foundation, in Jerez de la Frontera, is famous all over the world for its show called "How the Andalusian Horses Dance", a unique exhibition of horsemanship which both exhibits and summarises the work which the institution has carried out since its establishment.

Although the show "How the Andalusian Horses Dance" may be considered the highest attainment of the School's work, there are other aspects which are regarded as equally, or even more important, for the Institution. Among these, we would like to highlight its role as a social and cultural vehicle for our equestrian heritage, the selection and promotion of horses, the training of Haute Ecole riders, the preservation and promotion of Classical and Country Dressage (Doma Vaquera), maintaining the prestige of our horsemanship, the breed of our Spanish horses, our traditions and culture. Furthermore, the show enables the Royal School to play host for the Province of Cadiz and to act as ambassadors abroad on annual tours to various foreign countries.

In addition to the show, you might enjoy a visit to our training facilities as well as the Museum of Equestrian Art and the Carriage Museum.

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A second visit after enjoying it so much first time but maybe that's why we didn't feel it lived up to expectations. Hard to describe amazing horsemanship as a little boring but... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A second visit after enjoying it so much first time but maybe that's why we didn't feel it lived up to expectations. Hard to describe amazing horsemanship as a little boring but that's how it seemed. It lacked some atmosphere. The arena was really cold despite sunshine outside so make sure you wrap up warm with gloves scarf and boots.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this as part of a Viator Tour - Sherry Tasting, Andalusian Horse Show, Tavira Tower, & Cadiz Ferry Ride. This was a fun glimpse into a special part of Andalusian culture. What a unique stop! If you have the time, it’s a neat activity and appropriate for all ages. I'm not sure how expensive it is alone, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see if you are a fan of horses and horsemanship. Pay a little extra and get the VIP ticket. It gives you access to the horses and stables. The Dressage Show is fantastic and worth the trip.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hour and a half show goes for less than an hour when the long intermission and lengthy introductions are taken into account. Horribly overpriced. My wife a horse lover had always wanted to go here but found the whole show underwhelming and monotonous. Neither the horses or the riders looked like they were enjoying themselves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I'm partial, being a horse person, but this was by far the best reason to come to Jerez. Even my non-horse husband enjoyed it. Go early and purchase the tour tickets to go to the stable and watch the horses be brought out and brushed down for the noon show. The tour also has a fascinating carriage and tack area... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There is a ban on photography inside the show ring so if you want to take your own record you are dependant on horses and/or carriages in the practise ring outside. We thought that the first half was going to be 'the Department of silly walks' but the carriage driving and the precision riding that built to a climax was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Of course the main attraction is the horses but the stables and the palace and grounds are also worth a visit. If you are lucky enough to be able to see a show then be sure to do so but in any case watching the training and practice is most enjoyable. The horses are of course stunning and the tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Andalusian horses are awesome creatures and they truly show their skills at the Real Escuela Ecuestre. The site is beautiful, clean, classy, manicured, and you feel a sense of deep connection between the horses and their trainers. There was no show in the indoor arena on the day that we went (check the internet to see on what days there... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

... and probably the last. We went because we thought we'd like to see the spectacularly trained horses but gradually felt more and more uncomfortable with it. True, this is a tight and well planned event but not sure I'm altogether relaxed at the stunts the individual horses have to perform. The carriage driving was amazing and reflected the skill... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a non show day but paid a small entrance fee to look around. All very interesting watching the horses being trained and put though their paces. Beautiful grounds and house. Just a short walk from Hotel Villa Jerez.

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