Before we begin, it should be noted that this site does not promote or support all forms of animal cruelty, no matter how severe it may be. But there are a number of bizarre sports that may or may not be known by the majority of society – many of which are slightly out of the norm and make you curious how it was developed in the first place.
The sport of polo has been used with horses, but using elephants can actually require using longer clubs and a lot more dexterity to actually make contact with the ball. This is a sport commonly played in countries like Sri Lanka, India and Thailand.
Experts have found that horses can suffer from being confined in a stable for too long, but playing their own version of soccer has been found to be a very enjoyable experience for the animals because they are being active and involved with something other than just walking around a trail.