Leisure & Play

This collection reflects the wide variety of ways that Albertans relax and play. Handmade toys, elegant dolls, and whimsical games share space with equipment for mountaineering, team sports, and rodeo - something to fit almost everyone's sense of self and play.

Sheep Creek Polo Cup and Polo equipment

Sheep Creek Polo Cup and Polo equipment
Early to mid-20th century
Collection of Glenbow Museum
PI-19899 A-B; PI-20740; PI-21470

The names on the Sheep Creek Cup were a Who's Who in Alberta polo and cattlemen circles. In 1901, this cup was won by the Calgary Polo Club in a match with the Millarville Polo Club, and remained in circulation at local tournaments at Calgary, Pekisko, Millarville, and High River until 1939.

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