15 Pictures Of People On Skis Being Pulled By Horses At The World Skijoring Championships
Because it's not every day you see a man riding a horse named Cocaine pulling another man on skis with a rope over a jump. This, ladies and gentlemen, is Skijoring.
What is Skijoring, you ask? Let me tell you!
Skijoring originated in Scandinavia about 700 years ago (it was a means of transport during winter). It is a specialized competitive sport that features people on skis being pulled by a horse, dog or motor vehicle.
Last weekend, the World Skijoring Championships were held in Whitefish, Montana (permitting the use of only horses and mules). Here are 20 photos of the "action."