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Learn more about the equestrian sport of polo …

Polo Anyone?  By Alex Webbe http://www.polo101.com  Imagine a ball hit so hard that it is coming at you at a speed of 110 miles per hour!  The ball is moving so fast you can hardly see it.  Your job is to stay at a gallop, get your horse in line with this flash of white and either pass it ahead to a … [Read More...]

The arena at Empire Polo Club.

What is Arena Polo?

Arena Polo By Alex Webbe Arena Polo is played with three players per team in an enclosure that measures approximately 100 yards in length and 50 yards in width. Walls are suggested to be no less than 4’ in height. A regulation game consists of four chukkers/periods of seven and one-half minutes … [Read More...]

Red boards run along both sides of the field to help keep the ball in play.

15 Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask About Polo

Why Are They Called Polo Ponies? By Alex Webbe   A group of reporters covering the Duchess of York’s visit to Palm Beach Polo and Country Club earlier this year were passing the time in the press tent discussing the game of polo.  Most had never seen a polo match before and were curious … [Read More...]

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