The game enjoyed by millions all over the world known as Horseshoes evolved from the Greek sport of the discus throw, where participants threw a discus at a stake. Players to poor to buy a discus would throw discarded horseshoes. The game of Horseshoes was introduced to America by Early English settlers. Union soldiers during the Civil War played Horseshoes using discarded mule shoes.
- 1910 … Bronson, Kansas : First Horseshoe championship event held.
- 1914 … 1st Horseshoe organization formed.
- 1920 … Rules of the game adopted.
- 1930’s .. Todays rules adopted.
The B.L.A.S.T. Museum is happy to announce …
NOTHIN’ BUT RINGAS !
BIG BOY HORSESHOES !
We COUNTING NOTHING BUT RINGERS !
NOTHING CLOSE !
… DON”T THINK YOU GONNA STAND AT THE LINE ALL DAY !
WE IS THROWIN !
GOTTA SCORE ADAPTATION AND CONSOLATION !
The B.L.A.S.T. Mus eum, Saturday. March.16, 2013. 3:00 PM.
B.L.A.S.T. Museum : Nothin’ But Ringas Rules and Scoring
- 40 Feet Stake to stake
- Foul if player crosses the stake while throwing.
- 2-0 winnner , 3-1 winner , 3-2 winner
- 3-3 Throw off. Ringer for ringer. First miss looses.
If YOU wanna throw ! … holla (504) 236 – 7470.