Games - Horseshoe

Game presented by : FIGEST - IT (Applicant) | Italian Federation of Traditional Games and Sports

Name: Horseshoe
Areas in which the Game / Sport is practised: many countries all over the world
Type of Game: ability throwing games
Number of Players: 2 or more players
Playing field: outdoor game to be plaid on the grass or in the ground
Goal: gain maximum score by hitting the pole with the horseshoes
Origins: Medieval origins


The game is plaid by throwing a horseshoe towards a pole stuck in the ground. The aim is to make the large open part of the horseshoe hit the pole and spin around it.

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