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Picking Your Equine Partner 

A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE HORSE MASTER’S DUTIES AND THE PROCESS FOR SELECTING THE POOLED HORSES. During the FIP World Polo Championship, the selection of horses was as special as this global event. Each team was provided with a hand-selected number of horses that were rated based on several factors. The rating was conducted by an official “Horse Master,” a professional who tested each horse and determined how to divide… Read More »Picking Your Equine Partner 

U.S. Polo Assn. Supports Collegiate Polo Teams for the 2023 Polo Season

Global, Sport-Inspired Lifestyle Brand Reaches Five Years of Collegiate Partnership Program. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 7, 2023) — U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), will outfit competitive collegiate polo players for the fifth consecutive year through its nationwide Collegiate Partnership Program (CPP) for the 2023 Collegiate Polo Season.  A total of 29 colleges have signed up to participate in U.S. Polo Assn.’s annual CPP,… Read More »U.S. Polo Assn. Supports Collegiate Polo Teams for the 2023 Polo Season

What to Wear to Polo

Polo is known as the “Sport of Kings”, but to many the sport is known by iconic polo scenes in films like Pretty Woman. Or classic photos of Princess Diana and the Royal Family watching King George III compete. And deciding what to wear to polo bring these iconic scenes to mind. The field side fashion reflects the bold and colorful spirit , mixed with the classic and sophisticated history… Read More »What to Wear to Polo

POLO fast facts

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… Read More »POLO fast facts

POLO 101

New to the sport of polo? It’s fast, it’s dangerous, and you won’t be able to look away. Polo is one of the oldest team sports in history, originating in Central Asia in 600 BC. But if you are new to the sport, get your fast facts below in our Polo 101. Learn all you need to know about polo. There are four different types of polo: traditional outdoor grass… Read More »POLO 101


Want to learn how to play polo? Below are all the top terms you need to know to play polo! Bell or Horn: The bell is rung by the timekeeper to inform the umpires when 7 minutes of play in a chukker have elapsed. Bump: A player is permitted to ride off another player or to remove him from the play. Chukker: A period of play within a game, a… Read More »NEED-TO-KNOW POLO TERMS