As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, dance instructor Fiek Vdh of the Netherlands has been looking for new ways to stay active and enjoy the nice weather.
That’s why she decided to hold a socially-distant dance lesson in a park, where the best students made a surprise appearance!
At the end of May, Fiek’s small group of students gathered in Zuiderpark in The Hague to learn some salsa moves.
As the music played, two members of the Zuiderpark Police Unit approached on horseback. When they realized what Fiek and the others were attempting, they couldn’t resist joining in — and neither could their horses!
In an adorable video taken by Bob Bogaard, we see everyone trying to follow Fiek’s lead, and it’s just wonderful. If you’ve never seen a horse trying to salsa dance, today is your lucky day!
Of course, Fiek and the rest of her students can’t help glancing over their shoulders at the amusing sight, offering the officers and their noble steeds encouraging smiles.
Fiek thought the moment was so charming that she shared it on Facebook. “Last night I did a salsa lesson in the Zuiderpark The Hague,” she wrote. “Two police officers on horse came by and decided to join a dance! Great and what an enthusiasm.”
Later, Dutch journalist Martijn Mastenbroek tweeted out the video. Since then, it’s gone viral and is making people smile all over the world!
These horses show off some pretty impressive salsa skills for first-time dancers! We’re so glad everyone got this chance to have fun and enjoy the great outdoors. Way to go, Fiek!
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