Welcome to the most lively Courtly Riding School in the world

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The patron SHD Alexander Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe and the team of courtly riders warmthly invites you to experience Germanys only courtly riding school (one of only 5 worldwide)!


What you can experience:

Museum and historic stables:

  • Round 1000 equine exhibits from different periods and continents
  • Informations about the riding culture in Bückeburg and the world
  • Walkable stables from 1621
  • 20 school stallions of the 8 preserved breeds of horses of riding art from Europe
  • A look into the extensive tack room

Renaissance-Arena:

  • One of the few preserved Riding Houses in (built in 1609)
  • Comfortable and padded seats (heated in winter months)
  • Gallery with lodges
  • Over 250 demonstrations of baroque riding art around the year

Bückeburg castle:

  • Guided tour through the most splendid and historical halls
  • Exquisite gastronomy in the castle (Alte Schlossküche)
  • Idyllic castle gardens
  • Visit of the second largest mausoleum in the world

Additional attractions:

The historic city centre with recommendable restaurants, the helicopter museum, the national museum of Schaumburg-Lippe and lots of small gems of the Weser Renaissance