Sunday, May 1, 2011

"Rabbit Dressage to take the World by Storm"

Spring in his step: James easily clears another jump while training with his Jena- based Kaninhop club

That rabbits like to hop is hardly a secret. But now European rabbit enthusiasts have harnessed their bunnies' natural talents to create a new spectator sport... rabbit showjumping.
Invented in Sweden in the early Eighties, Kaninhop involves bunnies bouncing their way around courses consisting of several small jumps of varying height and length.
Snoopy, a black-and-white bunny from the German city of Jena, is the star of the local Kaninhop club - and he makes spends his days leaping over all manner of barricades, jumps and rails.

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1 comment:

  1. More animals for entertainment and to fuel our addiction to gambling- this comes as many horses in Australia have already died due to the jump racing season starting again and whilst the greyhound racing industry is a disgrace.


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