Hobbyhorsing: Inside the world of Finland’s equestrian craze

On an uncharacteristically warm and clear weekend in May, more than 5,000 people descended on Helsinki's Kaivopuisto Park — one of the Finnish capital city's largest — to take part in the latest craze beginning to sweep the nation.
For those without the time or financial means to take up horse riding, "hobbyhorsing" is providing a fun and quirky alternative.
First introduced to the mainstream by 2017 documentary "Hobbyhorse Revolution" — directed by Finnish filmmaker Selma Vilhunen — the pastime's popularity is increasing rapidly, in particular with young girls.

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