Hobby-horsing is a popular sport in Finland that simulates traditional equestrian events including competing in dressage and show jumping. The main difference being the rider isn't riding a real horse, they are riding a hobby-horse. news.nationalpost.com/new…
In the late 1970s, Sweden began a sport called "Kaninhoppning", aka Rabbit Show Jumping or Dressage, where trained rabbits compete on an agility course startribune.com/lifestyle…
Tug of war was an Olympic sport from 1900-1920. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sum…
Horse Soring is the practice of inflicting pain on a horses feet so they will have a nicer walk (during competitions). Although the practice is illegal, USDA tests found out in 2013 that 67% of horses tested positive for soring chemicals en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sor…
There is a Canadian in London right now preparing to compete in his 10th Olympic Games. His first Olympic appearance was in Munich in 1972. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian…

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