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  • Uneku Atawodi

    Uneku Atawodi is a 26 years-old Nigerian woman. Born and raised world-wide in a high society family, she is nowadays the first black woman playing polo professionally. She is also a great entrepreneur and philanthropist. Neku, as

    November 24, 2014 • DID YOU KNOW? • Views: 2182

  • Silvester Stallone: Rocky plays Polo!

    The Stallone family has a strong link with the equestrian world. Since his childhood, Sylvester rides with his father, great equestrian amateur and particularly to polo. In the 1990’s, during a game at the Palm Beach Polo and

    November 24, 2014 • DID YOU KNOW? • Views: 3289

  • 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

    November 17, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 3845

  • 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.

    November 17, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 4105

  • 139th Year of Polo in Argentina

    The 30th of August 2014 started the 139th year of Polo in Argentina. In fact, the first Polo match was held during this day back in 1875. Don David Shennan, a sportsman, was the pioneer of Polo in Argentina. He was the first

    November 11, 2014 • DID YOU KNOW? • Views: 1406

  • 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.

    November 10, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 2007

  • 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

    November 10, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 4139

  • 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.

    November 10, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 2058

  • 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

    November 10, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 4461

  • 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

    November 10, 2014 • Polo Basics, CONSULT • Views: 1986