CSI-W5* Helsinki Part of Finland 100 Year Anniversary


Finland celebrates all year it´s 100 year anniversary. Thousands of events and happenings are organised all over the country. The horse sport stands for more that 1000 various events, from the small and tiny up to the main event - Helsinki International Horse Show.

The Helsinki Horse Show is an officially recognized "Finland 100" event. The organiser took an early start, when launching a series of voting in social media, mainly Facebook. During the year the fans have been voting "The Horse of the Decade". Thousands of people have taken part in voting, now proceeded already to the 90´s. In October finally "The Horse of the Century" will be voted.

"Finland 100" will be celebrated at the Horse Show Opening Ceremonies. On Saturday evening a "Finland 100 Cavalcade" will be performed, showing up famous horses, tack and fashion of each decade. The cavalcade is produced by the Equine College of Finland/Ypäjä