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.
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
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
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.
The oldest polo club in the world is located in Calcutta, India and has celebrated its 150th birthday with pomp and circumstance last december.
Kids can start taking part in polo tournaments around the age of eight. They would ride shetland ponies and compete junior competitions.
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.
The polo helmet has kept the shape of the colonial English army’s helmet.
A stud book of polo ponies has been created in Argentina, the breed mostly derives from a crossing of Argentinian Criollos and Pure Bloods.
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.