Horseball match in Caen, France
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Horseball aims for Olympic Games recognition

1 September 2014 Last updated at 15:33 BST

Think of sport on horseback and maybe you'll think of polo, dressage or show-jumping.

But just when you thought you had seen it all, here comes horseball - the newest sport on the equestrian block.

It is a mix of rugby and basketball - and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics.

As the BBC's Ollie Williams discovers at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, currently it is a peculiarly French affair.

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