What sport is played on horseback?
PoloPolo, is a team sport played on horseback in which the objective is to score goals against an opposing team. Sometimes called "The Sport of Kings", it was started by Persians, and was popular in Iran until 1979, after which its popularity there declined sharply due to the Iranian Revolution.
What sport would you be playing if you were using a mallet?
CroquetCroquet, also called Lawn Croquet, popular outdoor game, played on a lawn or court, with long-handled mallets with which the players hit balls through a series of wickets, or hoops.
In which sport does a rider on horseback hit a ball with his mallet?
PoloPolo has been called "the sport of kings". It has become a spectator sport for equestrians and society, often supported by sponsorship. The game is played by two opposing teams with the objective of scoring goals by using a long-handled wooden mallet to hit a small hard ball through the opposing team's goal.
Why is polo so dangerous?
Water polo can also be dangerous because of how roughly it is played. You are going to get hit, kicked, scratched, and punched in any given water polo game, but that's how the game goes, so you learn to put up with it and fight back, but make sure the refs don't see it.