Oswald von Wolkenstein Ride
Region: Seiser Alm-Schlern
The Oswald von Wolkenstein Ride is a spectacular highlight in the calendar of events in the area of Seiser Alm-Schlern and at the same time the biggest riding event throughout South Tyrol.
Hardly another event connects in such a balanced way history, sports, culture, dynamic and folklore. The festivities around the Oswald von Wolkenstein Ride last three days, the horse shows itself are taking place on Sunday.
The program starts on Friday with a village fair in Völs am Schlern with food, drinks and knightly tournaments. Saturday is characterized by the big opening pageant with participants, bands, carriages and horses, followed by the opening ceremony and afterwards concerts, medieval markets, knights’ games and fire shows.
On Sunday finally the riders give proof of their ability during for kinds of competitions. Team spirit, bravery, but also affections for the horse are indispensable conditions for the tournament. The awards ceremony takes place in Prösels Castle.
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