Horseshoe pitching boasts of being one of the few sports that has a world champion for men, women, boys and girls and can still be played in one's backyard. It can be played by one or more and by the young as well as the old.
In this day of weight-watching, what better way to exercise than walking, bending and reaching? These are integral parts of this great sport. Game-related injuries are rare, and doctors have repeatedly stressed the beneficial aspects of this sport.