The folks in Switzerland think it’s a great idea to run races and play polo in the ice and snow. We’ve go no beef with that, but what would worry us is the simple fact that they do it on a frozen lake.

Here, polo players for the Cartier (red) and Maybach teams compete in the “Cartier Polo World Cup on Snow” which is held on the frozen Lake of St. Moritz.

Franco Moro, pulled by Peredur, right, and Harald Kronseder, pulled by Luberon, compete in the Skjoering Grand Prix race on Lake of St. Moritz, during the second weekend of the White Turf races in Switzerland.

(Photos by Arno Balzarini-AP and Getty Images)