Two talented Aboriginal stockmen from a far-flung cattle station in Australia’s north-west have become successful polo players.

Story By Chris Pritchard

A sandy ribbon twists between the dunes. It’s a downhill path to world-famous Cable Beach, a broad white stretch of sand, where sun glints off sea as flat as metal sheeting. For the third year running, this is where Broome’s annual beach polo event will be held.
Stockman Carl Manfong leads his horse to a spot at the water’s edge where polo players await the start. He has spent months in training, and this is one of the few opportunities he gets to show his stuff.

This Story is from Issue #97

Outback Magazine: Oct/Nov 2014