Monday, August 29, 2011

Hopping to It in Germany

The National Post in Canada featured a beautiful photo of a rabbit doing what they do naturally - jumping over a hurdle at an obstacle course the 5th Open Rabbit Sport Tournament yesterday in Germany. My bunnies primarily jump over my cats just to fluster them or enjoy high jumps into chairs and sofas.  But these tournaments are serious competition. Eighty rabbits competed in light-weight, middle-weight and jumping-for-points categories. Rabbit Hopping is a growing trend among pet rabbit owners in Central Europe and the first European Championships are scheduled to be held later this year in Switzerland.  (Photo: National Post)