After 436 Years, Women are Admitted to the Spanish Riding School

When I was a child, I read Marguerite Henry’s fabulous book,¬†White Stallion of Lipizza, which tells the tale of a baker’s son who wants to become a rider at Vienna’s famous Spanish Riding School, training the famous white Lipizzan stallions.¬†Against many odds, he succeeds. That was a time when the dream didn’t include girls. Breaking […]

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