The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art Foundation, based in Jerez de la Frontera, is world-renowned for its exhibition “How the Andalusian Horses Dance”, a unique show that displays and summarizes, in a natural way, all the work that Foundation develops this institution.
In May of 1973 His Majesty King Juan Carlos I, being Prince of Spain, presented in Jerez de la Frontera to Mr. Álvaro Domecq Romero of the “Horse of Gold”, the maximum equestrian award that annually is granted in our country as recognition To the dedication and work done in favor of the world of the horse. For this reason, Alvaro Domecq presents for the first time his show “How Andalusian horses dance” from which starts the foundation of what is now the Entity.
During a first stage, the School was developed under the personal management of its creator. Later, the Ministry of Information and Tourism decides to take charge of it, buying for it the “Recreation of the Chains” to the Duke of Abrantes.
It is then carried out the construction of a covered riding ground, made by the architect José Luís Picardo, with capacity for 1,600 people and blocks for 60 horses.