And some of the country's top professional polo players descended on a beach near Newquay earlier this week.
Watergate Bay's usual surfers stepped aside for the riders, who competed in a special match on the sand. It's the sixth Polo on the Beach event and attracted plenty of spectators.
Here's some video filmed by our cameraman on Tuesday night.
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