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  • The measurements of the Polo field

    The polo field has a length of 275m and a width of 145m. The length in Polo are usually measured in yards. In that unit, a polo field is 300 yards long and 160 yards wide. These dimensions are the equivalent of 5 official

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  • The Pony’s Equipment

    As usual in Polo, the Equipment of the Polo pony is entirely thought to protect the horse and the player from any injury. It is very important to keep the Polo equipment in the best possible shape because any equipment breaking

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  • Meet the Polo Pony

    The polo pony is one of the most important factors in Polo – most players admit that their horse is responsible for 70%-80% of their game. The quality of a pony can have great effect on the issue of a game.

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  • The player’s equipment

    HELMET: Hard surface internally padded to protect players head. The external surface is covered in fabric or leather; thus the polo helmet is completely customizable. I can have 2 or 4 attachment points for the under-chin band.

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  • What is the Handicap in Polo?

    The business of the Handicap Committee shall be conducted in accordance with the following Regulations, or such amendments thereto as the Members may by simple majority from time to time decide. Club Handicap Committees Each

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  • Roles of the Players

    A polo team is made up of four polo players. The four players on each team are assigned positions, designated by the numbers from 1 to 4 and worn on their team jerseys. The Number 1 is a forward, and attacking offensive player.

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  • The Line of the Ball

    Let’s have a look at one of the first things you need to learn about polo: The line of the ball. The line of the ball and the right of way are the most important rules in Polo. The line of the ball: when a player hits the

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  • Basic rules of Polo

    Polo is played between two teams of four players on a grass field of about seven times the size of a usual football (soccer) field.  Two goal posts -that are collapsible for safety reasons- are located at the end of each side of

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  • Different kinds of Polo

    Over the years, some variants of Polo were created, some of them are very similar to the traditional way of playing, other are quite different and could even be seen as “exotic” from an occidental point of view. The closest

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  • Origins of Polo – by Chris Ashton

    The hill tribes of northern India, who bequeathed polo to their British rulers, were the custodians of a sport which had been played at least 2,500 years before at the court of the Persian Emperor Darius 1 (550-486 B.C.). (…)

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