New to polo? Below are the top items you will need to know to understand the game.
Polo Fast Facts :
4 PLAYERS PER TEAM
6 CHUKKERS OR PERIODS IN A MATCH
7 1/2 MINUTES per CHUKKER in traditional grass polo
35 MPH = TOP SPEED OF A POLO PONY
110 MPH SPEED = A POLO BALL CAN REACH DURING PLAY
300 X 160 YDS = THE SIZE OF A REGULAR POLO FIELD. EQUIVALENT TO NINE FOOTBALL FIELDS.
48+ POLO PONIES ARE PREPARED TO TAKE THE FIELD DURING A MATCH. USUALLY ONE PONY PER PLAYER, PER CHUKKER.Y
10 MINUTES DURING HALF-TIME WHEN YOU CAN WALK THE FIELD AND HELP REPLACE THE DIVOTS CREATED DURING PLAY
The sport of polo can be intimidating to newcomers, but with these fast facts you can get yourself started!