Horse-Boarding – level 3

21-02-2019 15:00

Russian thrill-seekers found a way to pass time with the extreme weather: horse-boarding. These adventurers tether themselves to horses which drag them through the snow.

The man who pioneered the sport said that he was looking for new and exciting ways to get a thrill. He tried to get the same effect with a car, a motorcycle and a snowmobile, but these vehicles could not get into the areas that he wanted to go.

The man said that the mountains or slopes cannot get bigger, but the pulling force can.  A Russian horse rider was willing to lend her stallion named Vulcan to the cause.

The horse-boarders do not plan to commercialise their innovation yet, so for now, it is horsing about!

Difficult words: tether (tie something onto something else), pioneer (invent), pulling force (how hard something can pull), commercialise (make money), innovation (an invention), horse about (play, be silly).

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