National Geographic : 1932 Mar
01 "BOUS-KASSHIA," OR MOUNTAIN POLO, AS PLAYED BY SARIKOLI TRIBESMEN OF SINKIANG Mounted on yaks or ponies, the object of the players is to capture and retain the headless body of asheep. One rider dashes among them and drops the shaggy booty when the others least expect it. Then follows a scramble of heads, horns, and hoofs from which some one emerges with the prize. This is but the signal for another melee. A favorite method is to tuck the trophy between leg andsaddle, ashas the smiling man onhorseback at the left.