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The Current State of Polo

Although polo has historically been regarded as a royal sport for the rich, it is now attracting more mainstream audiences due to the increasing number of people who are passionate about it. In most countries in North America, Europe, and South America, polo is...

A Brief History of Polo

Probably the oldest team sport, polo dates back to over 2,000 years ago. It was first played by nomadic warriors, and the first recorded tournament was held in 600 BC. Since its origin in Persia, the game has been associated with the nobles and kings of the country....

Best Stretches and Warmups for Polo

Riders should not forget to prepare their bodies because polo is a high-impact game that can last for one to two hours. The playing time is long, creating a need to warm up muscles and joints for the game. Warming up eliminates the risk of straining a muscle or damage...

Why is Polo No Longer an Olympic Sport?

Polo is a horseback riding sport that involves four players hitting a small wooden ball into a goal with a wooden mallet. Polo is considered one of the oldest team sports around and used to be played in the Olympics during the early 1900s. It has since been taken out,...

Common Polo Misconceptions

The sport of polo has been around centuries, dating all the way back to the 6th century. When something has been around that long, it’s not uncommon for people to develop misconceptions about that thing. It’s hard to blame someone for having these misconceptions if...

Answers to Questions About Polo You’ve Always Had

Polo may have a reputation as a game for the rich and privileged, and there’s certainly some validity in that. But there’s a reason why polo has been around for centuries. Building a relationship with your horse and riding together to compete against other...