The Gentle Art and Sport of Playing Horseshoes

A look at playing horseshoes, an ancient game still played solely for fun, including rules and scoring, the pitch, levels of perfection and a diagram of a horseshoe court.



Horseshoe pitching 1
Throwing a "flip" shoe comes easily to beginners.
WILLIAM WALDRON
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The gentle art and sport of horseshoes. It's still played just for fun, plain and simple.
PHOTO: WILLIAM WALDRON
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Diagram: Horseshoe court layout.
DON OSBY
Horseshoe pitching 2
Most "serious" players, use the more effective 1 1/2 turn which requires considerable practice.
WILLIAM WALDRON
Horseshoe pitching 3
The 1 3/4 turn (bottom) is another pitch that requires considerable practice.
WILLIAM WALDRON

















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