Horsepower, literally: Finnish horse show runs on manure

 

October 27, 2019



HELSINKI (AP) — In a glimpse of the future, an entire sports event has been run on horse manure.

The world's governing equestrian body on Monday praised a climate-friendly scheme by a Finnish equestrian event to generate all its electricity needs from horse manure, saying the initiative paves way in cutting reliance on fossil fuels in horse sports.

A delegation from the Lausanne, Switzerland-based International Federation for Equestrian Sports, or FEI, visited the four-day Helsinki International Horse Show, which ended Sunday, to get acquainted with the manure-to-energy technology develop...



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