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The Basics Of Polocrosse
 By Minnie   •   16th May 2011   •   4,507 views   •   14 comments
The sport of polocrosse is an interesting and thrilling combination of the Native American game of lacrosse and the sport of horseback riding. Polocrosse originated in Persia hundreds of years ago, but the modern form of the sport was created in the 1930s in Australia.

Today, people throughout the world play the sport. All breeds of horses are accepted, but speed, agility, and swift reaction time are qualities that people look for in polocrosse horses.

Polocrosse fields are 60 yards long and 160 yards wide. All players can catch, throw, and run with the ball at any time. However, only the player in the number one position can score. Teams score points by shooting the ball through the other team's goal posts. More information on polocrosse can be found at www.americanpolocrosse.org.

Below is a video of the United States Polocrosse Squad competing against Australia at the 2011 Polocrosse World Cup.

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Carpe Diem  
I so wanna do that! Horseback riding and Lacrosse are my 2 fave sports... I am excited now!!! XD
  May 16, 2011  •  3,132 views
 
ImaCoolCowgirl  
THATS CRAZY!!! I So want to try it...I ride...and I play alittle lacrosse...its looks like a tone of fun!
  May 16, 2011  •  3,132 views
 
HarleyPeach1  
Looks like a lot of fun!! I want to try it.
  May 17, 2011  •  3,163 views
 
Unique  
Those horses must be bomb proof! That looks so much fun! :D I'm going to try it someday when Dart gets older. :P
  May 17, 2011  •  3,134 views
 
Simplicity  
that looks so moch fun!
  May 17, 2011  •  3,128 views
 
lovehorse  
Lots soo fun , i really want to try it!
  May 17, 2011  •  3,127 views
 
Labyrinth  
When I was at a Morgan show at the Kentucky horse park last summer there was a Polocrosse tournament going on it looked like a lot of fun!
  May 17, 2011  •  3,332 views
 
Ghost  
Looks like loads of fun!
  May 17, 2011  •  3,149 views
 
T E M P E S T  
That sounds fun!
  May 17, 2011  •  3,175 views
 
Aslans Roar  
sounds fun!! :)
  May 20, 2011  •  3,129 views
 
kingfisher  
I wanna do that! It looks so fun
  May 21, 2011  •  3,127 views
 
All That Jazz  
Ohh, I want to try Polo! :)
  May 21, 2011  •  3,143 views
 
Spyricale  
Although I'm not into things like that, I have heard of it. Seems pretty interesting, and fun to watch. Great article. ^-^
  Jun 10, 2011  •  3,133 views
 
Shades of Waves  
I play polocrosse with Sugarloaf Mountain (when I'm home at least), LOVE IT
  Jan 11, 2015  •  2,078 views
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