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  • Argentina : Riding Therapy Expert!

    Photo Credits © Poloconsult Poloconsult met with CEDICA (Centro de Equitación para personas con DIscapacidad y CArenciadas) center boss, Alejandro Zengotita, the founder and director presented the center and its activities.

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  • Polo horses at the 125th “La Rural” exposition in Palermo, Buenos Aires

    During those two weeks, this exposition, that is organized each year by the Argentinian rural society, has attracted more than 760 000 people, who were looking forward to admiring or buying the various animals gathered in the

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  • Leisure and Polo at Estancias Argentinas

    In the past few years Argentinean’s estancias opened to tourist market, at the beginning they remained very rustic, now they include first class services, comfort and many activities for the tourist. Some of them

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  • International Equine Exhibition and Horse Industry

    in Buenos Aires/ Every year in April. The biggest horse presentation in Latin America. 30000 m2 , 200 stands, 800 horses et 104 000 visitors. Races: Polo Argentino, Arab, Quarter mile, Fomento Argentino, Criollo, Percheron.

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  • Oldest Polo Club

    The oldest polo club in the world is located in Calcutta, India and has celebrated its 150th birthday with pomp and circumstance last december.

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  • Children

    Kids can start taking part in polo tournaments around the age of eight. They would ride shetland ponies and compete junior competitions.

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  • Horses’ equipment

    In an official polo game, every horse must necessarily have a fixed martingale on, for safety reasons. Though, it is better to use every time you play, even for a small stick & ball.

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  • Helmet

    The polo helmet has kept the shape of the colonial English  army’s helmet.

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  • Stud Book

    A stud book of polo ponies has been created in Argentina, the breed mostly derives from a crossing of Argentinian Criollos and Pure Bloods.

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  • Polo and women rights

    The French ladies were not allowed to play polo officially until Edouard Pouret created a law authorizing them to do so during his time as president of the French Federation of Equestrianism between 1973 and 1976.

    December 1, 2014 • DID YOU KNOW? • Views: 3313