A yearly tradition at the end of january took place in Salzburg, the Mozart week. This year in coorporation with the equestrian team of Bartabas. The horses of the Academy of Versailles have gone for a dance in Salzburg, Austria.
A dozen of mostly Cremello Lusitano horses came to the famous “Felsenreitschule” to perform on the sounds of Mozart. Marc Minkowski , the artistic director of the Mozart Week, whose passion for several years in addition to the music and his Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble also applies to horses . And of course, as a Frenchman he knows his compatriot, the performance artist Bartabas who successfully creates choreographies horses since 1985 and was about 20 years ago already a guest at the Vienna Festival.
The highlights of the evening were the female riders who showed their riding skills in different quadrilles with an excellent quality of piaffe and passage excercises.
A unique experience for those who love music and classical dressage.