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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....

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...

Caring for a Polo Horse

If you’re looking to get involved in polo, your relationship with your horse is obviously going to be one of the most important things to work on. While polo is a strenuous sport that requires all parties involved to be fit, smart, and agile, not everyone knows...

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...

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...