Saturday, June 15, 2013

Horseshoes anyone?

IMG_6205 as Smart Object-1

The game of horseshoes has been believed to date back to Roman soldiers. During idle moments, the soldiers would occupy themselves by playing what we would consider a "backyard" game. It has also been suggested that peasants in medieval Britain adapted the game from something called "quoits."

IMG_6207 as Smart Object-1Brought to America by English settlers in colonial times, horseshoes has been an American backyard game for many of us.

When was the last time you played?

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