Finns compete in annual hobby horse championship

Hobby horse enthusiasts from all over Finland gathered in Vantaa on Saturday for annual championships.

This year’s main event took place in a packed sports hall, attracting an estimated 1,000 spectators. Some 200 participants competed with their hobby horses in several sub-categories.

The riders – almost all girls aged mostly between 10-18 – competed in sports that simulate traditional equestrian events like dressage and show jumping.

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