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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....

What Makes Polo Horses So Special?

Polo horses are very special animals. Though they’re full-sized horses, they’re affectionately known as “polo ponies.” Polo ponies are generally thoroughbreds or thoroughbred crosses. They have many great features that set them apart and make...

Origin of Polo

Polo, one of the oldest of all equestrian sports, traces its origins to Iran. Estimates of when the game was first played range from the 6th century BCE to the 1st century CE. The game represented a mock battle and was played with sides of up to 100 players each made...