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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....

Getting Better at Polo

Polo is a global sport. Though it’s not as high-profile as sports like soccer or basketball, it has a foothold in almost every country that was once a part of the British Empire. There are plenty of polo players in places like the US and Canada. There are also...

Why Polo Has the Nickname “The-Sport of Kings”

Horse racing and polo have a long-standing argument over which sport can properly be referenced as “The Sport of Kings.” Although the general public agrees that horse racing deserves the title, polo is the sport which actually counts kings and princes as...

Things to Know About Polo

Polo is known as “The Sport of Kings” because it has the reputation of drawing only the wealthy as participants and fans. Yes, maintaining a string of polo ponies is very expensive, and the huge playing fields are often located in ritzy enclaves of the rich and...