HORSE BACK FIGHTThis
game is to be played in the water (swimming pool, lake, river, or
ocean). Two teams are formed. One is the army of the demigods, the
other the army of the demons. There should be an even number of
children on each side. Half of the children in each army becomes
horses, the other half horsemen. They enter the water, and the riders
climb on the shoulders of the horses. The riders of the two armies
wrestle together, trying to throw each other in the water. The horses
help the fighters by trying to keep them strongly on their shoulders.
Those who fall in the water are out of the game. The army which throws
all of its enemies in the water first wins. Then the horses of each
army become the warriors, and the warriors become the horses. The game
This game can also be played on soft surfaces such as straw.