Rabbit Show Jumping, Kontes Keahlian Kelinci


Rabbit Show Jumping adalah kompetisi yang diikuti kelinci pet yang telah dilatih untuk melewati halang rintang.

Olahraga ini diawalai pada tahun 1970an di Swedia. Semakin populer di Inggris setelah masuk sebuah acara TV That’s Life!. Adalebih dari 50 rabbit show jumping club di seluruh negara skandinavia.

Olah raga ini tergantung dengan jenis kelincinya. dengan memisahkan kelas small rabbits dan large rabbits. Biasanya, kelinci bulu panjang seperti angora tidak diikutsertakan karena kelinci akan kesulitan dalam bergerak dan penglihatan diakibatkan bulunya.

Rekor resmi di loncat tinggi adalah 995 mm. Rekor resmi dunia untuk loncat jauh adalah 3000 mm.

Rabbit Jumping juga ada di amerika namun kurang populer

Rabbit show jumping is a competition in which trained domestic rabbits leap over appropriately sized obstacles.

This sport began in the late 1970s in Sweden. It was popularized in the United Kingdom following an appearance on the TV show That’s Life!. There are more than fifty rabbit show jumping clubs throughout Scandinavia.

The sport depends on the type of rabbit, with separate competitions for small rabbits and larger rabbits. Generally, long-haired Angora type breeds are excluded from competing because of the difficulties their coats cause with agility and vision.

The official world record in high jump for rabbits is 995 millimetres (39.17 in). The official world record in long jump for rabbits is 3000 millimetres (118.11 in).

Rabbit jumping is also a sport in America, but has not gained widespread popularity.

Sumber:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_show_jumping
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1175432/Pictured-The-showjumping-rabbits-hop-favourites-win-pet-talent-contest.html

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