• Horsing around with tennis rackets | Letter

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Dave Hulme provides an insight into horse tennis Andy Bull might have mentioned that horse tennis was popular in the United States early in the last century, although I reckon the horses were the ones needing helmets - a forehand smash by the rider might not have been welcomed by the horse itself ( Some sports just cry wolf but octopus wrestling really did run out of suckers , Sport, 10 October) Inevitably, YouTube has modern-day examples, with horse-riders playing tennis over a low net just for fun, and being extremely careful to use polo-style swipes, therefore avoiding the horse's head...
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