What Is a Hobby Horse?

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A hobby horse is a toy horse that was popular during the days before car toys were made. Children played at riding a wooden hobby-horse that was made of a straight stick with a small head that resembled a horse.
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A hobby-horse is child's toy horse well-liked during the days before cars. Just as children today will copy the grown-ups driving cars so, in former times, the children played at riding up and down on a wooden hobby-horse. A larger hobby-horse is also a feature of Mummers Plays and the Morris dance in the British Isles.
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Horses do not have "hobbies. This is a human character that belongs only to humans, not horses. Thus, the question has no merit and adds no further value to the site.
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