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Horseshoes

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-Objective:

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To be the first team to win with 21 points or more and score more than two points beyond your opponent

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Throw

-Equipment List:

  • Two sets of two rubber horseshoes

  • Two rubber stands

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Place the two foam stakes about 6-10 steps apart (the closer the easier, the further the more difficult).

  • Pairs of players stand at either stake and compete against another pair standing at either stake.

-Instructions:

  • Determine who throws first (after the first set of throws the team that scores the most the last set of throws is the team that throws first).

  • Teams alternate throws.

  • Points are scored as follows:

    • Three points for a ringer (using a straight edge against the ends of the horseshoe and if the straight edge is not in contact with the stake, it is a ringer).

    • Two points for a leaner. Any horseshoe that is leaning against the stake.

    • One point for any horseshoe that is not a ringer or leaner and is closer to the stake than either of their opponent’s horseshoes.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • What are tips for tossing accurately?