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Buzkashi: Afghanistan's fierce national sport
Even seasoned riders of Afghanistan's national game, Buzkashi, have a hard time catching their horses, which are strong, feisty and courageous. Buzkashi is a fierce form of polo which uses a decapitated goat or calf instead of a ball. It is played across Afghanistan during winter. December 2004.