The Grueling International Sport of Donkey Polo

Only at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

The winners toast to victory.Richard Gibson
Puerto Rico’s Gaby Fernandez falls from his mount.Richard Gibson
Rider Dustin McRay, Texas.Richard Gibson
Florida’s Chuck Evers celebrates a score.Richard Gibson
Donkey-polo riders and handlers get into scoring positionRichard Gibson
Capt. Tess Sheil steals the ball.Richard Gibson

The lay day of this year's Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic tournament included the debut of the annual donkey-polo match, a hilariously grueling sport.