SRS rider suspected of animal abuse

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An experienced equestrian of the world-famous Spanish Riding School (Spanische Hofreitschule, SRS) has been accused of cruelty to animals.Viennese newspaper Heute reports today (Tues) that Ernst Bachinger rode a Lipizzaner at a performance show in Piber, Styria, despite concerns that the horse was sick. The daily claims a journalist enforced the SRS to admit that […]

Brüno critic wants William and Kate at Opera Ball


The Austrian ambassador in London has revealed plans to invite Great Britain’s royal newlyweds to the Vienna Opera Ball.Emil Brix attended the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at London’s Westminster Abbey last week. Austrian broadcaster ORF announced that its seven-hour royal wedding day programme had around 1.9 million viewers. Tens of thousands more […]