From Lämminveristen ravihevosten astutusmäärät nousussa, suomenhevoset edellisen vuoden tasolla (Hippos.fi 3.11.2017) Costello was the most popular stallion in 2017 with 116 covered mares. This was his first year standing at stud. Former “matadors” Viesker and Liising weren’t available this year. Liising … Continue reading →
From Theseus.fi Lately there has been a lot of talk about the extinction and preservation of the Finn horse. The breed is not yet endangered, but the researchers and breeders worry that the genetic material is narrowing (too fast). If we … Continue reading →
Sponsored by Kirjakaari Scandinavia’s most beautiful horse deserves a beautiful book. The Finnhorse – Our National Treasure is a work long anticipated by Finnhorse enthusiasts. It presents the Finnhorse as the world’s most versatile coldblood with characteristics beyond compare. Expressive … Continue reading →
Video by Tampereen hevosklinikka French professor Jean-Marie Denoix visited and lectured in Finland in March 2016. During his visit he was offered an opportunity to drive a Finnish trotter called Frankker. :) Short interview in English starts at 5:37.
From visitturku.fi and Kuninkuusravit – in English The 85th Royal Race, Kuninkuusravit, takes place in the oldest city and former capital of Finland, Turku. The Kuninkuusravit weekend is the biggest harness racing event in Finland, attracting about 50-60 000 spectators every year. This is … Continue reading →
Today is Johan Vilhelm Snellman‘s birthday, the day of the Finnish identity. Enjoy the music by Huojuva Lato and photography by Kirsti Hassinen on this new, official music video of this popular song. Lyrics in English: Where would we be without you you … Continue reading →
Happy International Day of Rural Women! The International Day of Rural Women recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.” (UN) To celebrate … Continue reading →