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The Best Horses For Polo

Polo has evolved a great deal over the years. The game seems to have been invented in what today is Iran. Originally, there was actually a height limit for polo horses. Manipuri ponies at 13.2 hands in height were considered ideal for this sport for years. However, as...

Proper Hydration for the Polo Player

No matter what sport or physical activity a person is pursuing, it is vital that proper hydration be maintained. If a person loses too much water from the body, there can be serious repercussions. Those who become severely dehydrated run the risk of suffering from...

Training a Polo Pony

Polo is an exciting sport to watch and participate in. Polo ponies and their riders race around the pitch. Riders carrying a long mallet strike the ball to send it down the field and in to the opposing team's goal. The polo ponies go full out for each chukker. The key...

The Remarkable Sport of Kings

Polo, frequently termed "The Sport of Kings", is not a part of daily life for most of us. Our impressions of the sport are based on media interpretations and on a reputation as a genteel game of the privileged class. An open mind and further inquiry reveal an...

Finding the Best Polo Pony

Even though called a polo “pony,” most horses used in the game of polo are full-sized horses with no breed or height restrictions. They may be of any breed or a combination of breeds, though most have a significant amount of thoroughbred blood that enables them to...

Selecting a Polo Mallet

Choosing the right polo mallet is a careful process with many factors to think about when searching for that perfect piece. Consider the strength of your arms and wrist when deciding on materials for your mallet, and come in different weights. A mallet's components--...