How-Slow-Can-You-Go Horse Racing in Hokkaido

How-Slow-Can-You-Go Horse Racing in Hokkaido –

In Obihiro, on the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido, racehorses aren’t the lithe, lean thoroughbreds you’ve seem run the Kentucky Derby. Instead, they’re lumbering draft horses who pull one-ton sleds down hilly tracks. The sport is called Ban’ei, and it can only be found here.

 

 

Facebook Comments

If you liked this, leave a comment!