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From Rescue To Ribbons: Gunshot Survivor Finds New Life On The Polo Field

After Emily Smedlund lost her Andalusian cross after 11 years together, she decided to rescue another horse to help ease her broken heart. “I wanted...

The swing in polo

By Prof. Eduardo Amaya / Special thanks to Raúl Laplacette for his invaluable cooperation The swing is defined as a rocking movement between the shoulders...

‘Glamorous and Chic’: Snow Polo Is a Hit With the World’s Elite Winter Travelers

Snow polo has been moving hotel suites in St. Moritz and Aspen for years—and for good reason. The sport produces the most elite mix...

Upper Darby native and local nurse becomes first Black woman to compete in U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championships

Shariah Harris started riding horses in Philadelphia at 8 years old. In addition to being a polo athlete, she also works as an operating...

U.S. Polo Assn. Announces His Highness Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur, India, as New Global Brand Ambassador

U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), has announced His Highness Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh (Pacho) of Jaipur, India, as its new...

Kirill Yurovskiy: Is Horse Polo a Sport For the Rich?

Horse polo is an old sport that dates back to the 6th century BC, originating in Persia. It is considered one of the world’s...

Why is Polo called the ‘Sport of Kings’?

It is a game of speed, skill, and strategy. It is a game of elegance, power, and grace. It is a game that has...

Replay Polo

Owners and trainers of polo ponies and race horses are well aware of a major challenge:  What happens to my horse when it reaches...

Billy Slater’s New Challenge: Facing Polo Star Nacho Figueras

The sight of Queensland State of Origin coach Billy Slater, a rugby icon, swapping his boots for shiny new polo ones, is not something...

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