The Polo Handicap

The Polo Handicap

By Alex Webbe  Polo101.com Although polo can be played and enjoyed at all levels, it is a difficult game to play well; three or four years are usually required before reasonable proficiency can be achieved. After the basics of horsemanship have been learned, the...

Polo Players and Polo Teams

Polo Teams and the Positions of the Players by Alex Webbe http://www.polo101.com  One of the oldest team sports in the world, polo can be confusing to the uninitiated, and confusing to watch without a basic understanding of the positions and responsibilities of the...

About Polo Horses

ALL ABOUT POLO PONIES by Alex Webbe Although the name “polo pony” has become a misnomer over the years, the original American polo mount was limited to 14.2 hands in height by rules and was developed from the tough cutting horses of the western cowboy. Now, selected...

History of Polo

A Short History of Polo By Alex Webbe The sport of polo is believed to have emerged from ancient Persia.  Historians have traced the origins of polo back over 2,500 years ago. Polo was originally used as a training exercise for the cavalry.  The Moguls have been...
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