Jari Tanner/Ap

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Hobby-horsing craze in Finland

Published On: May 5, 2017 08:21 AM NPT By: Jari Tanner/Ap

HELSINKI, May 5: Sporting a black leather jacket, dyed red hair and a tattooed arm, Alisa Aarniomaki looks like she’s on her way to a rock band rehearsal session. But instead of carrying a guitar, the 20-year-old Finn gently holds on to something else: a puffy stuffed horse head on a wooden stick complete with glued-on eyes, mane and reins.