Matthias Schwarz
Equestrian Vacations and Horse Sales
Equestrian Vacations

Away, but with the feel of being at home ...

this is how we want you to experience your equestrian vacation at the Reiterhof Altmühlsee.

Our family run hotel has 30 rooms equipped as single, double and family-style rooms for up to 4 people (2 adults and 2 children) as well as apartments that accommodates 2, 4 and 6 people in three separate buildings.

For your daily fitness and relaxation, our house offers you a heated indoor pool, spa and tanning bed.

Our facility has obtained by the German Equestrian Federation (FN) a three-star rating for riding school and equestrian vacation facility. All together we are the home for 50-60 horses and the farm is equipped with an indoor riding arena with Restaurant view, Outdoor jumping arenas, a Cross Country training grass course as well as infinite forest trail ride possibilities around the farm.

Since generations, we accommodate our guests with the charm of a family run hotel to make to become known as a home, away from home.

Custom made programs and arrangements
all year round.

The Gestuet-Hotel Reiterhof Altmuehlsee offers you all year round custom made programs and arrangements that fits your needs no matter if you travel alone, with friends or family.

Please let us know your special requirements and interests for your German Equestrian Vacation and we will arrange your individual package!
Stadium Jumping
Trail Rides
Carriage Driving

Included in our packages is the free use of the various recreational amenities such as the indoor pool, sauna, solarium, ping pong table, children's indoor and outdoor playground and our fishing pond.

Additional services offered:
Garden BBQ
Bavarian Beer Breakfast
Romantic Carriage Ride with outdoor dinner in the forest under the stars
Individual Carriage Rides
Bicycle Rental 
Fishing Permits for the Altmuehl river and lake
Surf and Sailing Lessons 
Diving Lessons in the Brombach Lake
Golf Lessons (18 holes)
Summer Bob Sleigh Track in Pleinfeld
Cart Race Track in Gunzenhausen
Visits to Beer Cellars and Micro Brewery Tours 
Kids Movie Nights 
Horse Shopping Tours
Visit Local and International Horse Shows, Breeding Shows, Stallion Koerings and Premier Sales Auctions 

Main House at the Gestuet-Hotel Reiterhof Altmuehlsee

The early days of cf competitive driving in the family
Matthias' Grandfather Friedrich Schuler  and his uncle Fritz Schuler
competing with a pair of warmbloods at a driving show in the early 1950's
 a mare by the legendary Vollkorn/Habicht XX bloodline at a drop during Hannover-Langenhagen Horse Trials in the early 1990's
Currently for sale in Orange County:
Kortesyde, 6 year old Selle Français/Holsteiner gelding, Successfully shown in Eventing and Jumpers

Currently available for sale in Germany:

9 year old Holsteiner gelding
Won 1.30m Jumper classes
Junior/Amateur horse, suitable for Hunter/Jumper and Equitation

 Stallions and Sales

Warmblood breeding
Available for breeding warmblood horses on the farm is the Hosteiner stallion Grundy's Sohn an offspring of the Top Holstein bloodlines of Grundyman XX/Lagos /Ladykiller XX as well as numerous mares and offspring of the most modern bloodlines and breeds of Holsteiners, Hanoverians, Oldenburgs etc.

Grundy's Sohn at Marbach International Horse Trials 

     Matthias and Corrasso, International Grand Prix Holsteiner Stallion 
     Successfully trained for the 100 Day Stallion Test in 1992 in Munich.
      Shown here as a 4 year old at the Stallion Championat in Alsfeld.

 Matthias' Father at home with Warsteiner, a gelding
offspring from one of the family's farm mares

Haflinger Breeding
Horst Schwarz, father and senior owner of the family run business is actively involved in breeding the modern type of the Haflinger breed horses as well as a board member of the Haflinger breeding association and the stallion Koerung commission.
There are currently 2 approved breeding stallions available for life coverage on the farm and numerous breeding mares.

One size fits all!
Matthias in the air with Nellaun a 14.2 hand Haflinger Stallion.
50-day Stallion Test winner 1991 in Munich, Germany.  Won and successfully shown in Dressage, 1.20 meter jumping classes and 3-Day Events.

Generaal de Knip, USEF Pony of the Year 2009

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