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12 wacky winter sports

By: Laura Moss on Dec. 21, 2010, 3 p.m.
snow polo

Photo: Roaring Folk Polo Club

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Snow polo

Snow polo is simply a modified version of polo played on a snow-packed arena surrounded by fencing. The horses are shod with special cleated shoes to provide better traction, and the ball is typically larger and bright red to accommodate the snowy conditions.