This week, in our section “Curious news from the world”, we want to tell you about a very entertaining documentary that tells about what in Finland has become a real sport: the races with wooden horses.

Yes, it’s said Hobbyhorse Revolution , a docufilm (here the trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flTg90kCv_8 ) that presents the world of these races and the fans, but also the difficulties that they face in front of those who teases them, claiming that the sport they love “is the most stupid thing in the world”, which would push many of the 10,000 fans estimated in Finland not to advertise their passion too much.

The feature film tells how girls (this is a purely feminine sport) train for many hours a week, face national competitions where posture, walking is judged and of course the jumps.

As you can see from the images, the athletes use a wooden horse, exactly the ones with which the children play, with the plush head and the body consisting of a wooden handle. / p>

This particular sport has had a certain following in Finland for about a decade, but it has only been international for a few months, after the director Selma Vilhunen has discovered the existence of this sport and decided to dedicate a short film, entitled “ Hobbyhorsing Revolution “, which also has its own Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/hobbyhorserevolution /


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A funny video of Andreas Helgstrand’s dressage exhibition with a hip-hop soundtrack in the background.

What do you think about it? Could it be an alternative way to broaden the popularity of the discipline within a larger crowd?


What happens if you put together a charming song and two talented and glamorous dressage riders?
It’s gonna be something awesome, no doubt about it!

I can’t figure you out – by HUGH
Directed by: Eoin Glaister with Charlie and Abi Hutton participation