Blindfold Horse Race
Multicultural Games

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by Christina, Marisa Germantown Academy 6th grade     1998

State the name of your game and why you chose it.

We chose Blindfold Horse Race because we had the equipment and it was a good fitting game for the class with a few minor changes.

List the countries where it is played and its origin.

This game comes from Africa.  Blindfold Horse Race is played for fun.  The game is associated with Nigeria,

Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules.

The object is to finish the obstacle course in the shortest time.

List the equipment needed.

Make recommendations for what type of athlete would enjoy playing this game. What skills does it demand?

Christina:  The best kind of athlete to play this game is one that likes to pretend.


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