Maximilian WeyrotherMax Ritter von Weyrother (1783–1833) was Chief Rider of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna from 1813, and Director from 1814 to 1833. Gottlieb von Weyrother and Conversano Animosa (born at the Court Stud of Koptschan)
His grandfather, Adam Weyrother, a previous Chief Rider at the school, may have known de la Guérinière in Paris. Adam Weyrother traveled to Paris frequently. Maximilian's father and brother Gottlieb were also Chief Riders at the school.
Under Max von Weyrother, the Spanish Riding School became the Mecca for riders of the 19th century. Louis Seeger and E. F. Seidler were his best-known students.