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American Hobby Horse

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

American Hobby Horse at TIEC

Competitive hobby horsing originates in Finland and has more than 10,000 active participants. Competitions have been seen repeatedly on mainstream media outlets and social media platforms, even earning coverage from networks and programs on ESPN and ABC, and in publications like The Wall Street Journal.

Riders participating in competitive hobby horsing – a toy consisting of a stick with a model horse head – perform and mimic the movements and technicality of horseback riding in the disciplines of show jumping and dressage, then translate that to their stick horse, where judges will mark and score their rounds. For participants competing in show jumping, courses are set with tricky combinations and patterns, similar to the showjumping competitions seen at TIEC throughout the year.

The General Store at TIEC carries an assortment of Hobby Horses available for purchase. However, we encourage creativity with designing your own Hobby Horse!

For more information about Hobby Horse, please contact hobbyhorse@tryon.com.

 

 

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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https://tryon.com/page/what-is-hobby-horse#top

Venue

Tryon International Equestrian Center
25 International Blvd
Mill Spring, NC 28756 United States
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