This year’s Gold Cup may have been about the Pieres brothers and the raft of young British players competing, but there was another standout in Jose Ramon Araya, the 16-year-old Argentine who graced the Cowdray Park fields in the final.
Horses used in the game of polo (known as “ponies” although many are full-sized horses) are asked to sprint at top speed, turn sharply, make sudden stops, stay balanced while riders shift their weight far out of center, and even run into other horses to gain an advantageous position. The nature of the game puts both ponies and players in a position to sustain injuries.
The 2015/16 UK Winter Arena Season Polo ‘bible’ Released
Following the rebranding of the HPA Blue Book earlier this year as the HPA’s publishers the team at The Polo Magazine and Polo Times HQ have been working hard this Autumn to produce the new-look Arena Polo Year Book 2015/16.
The 2014 defending Tortugas Open champion La Dolfina (Adolfo Cambiaso, Pelon Stirling, Pablo MacDonough and Juan Martin Nero) scored four unanswered goals in the opening chukker of their first Tortugas Open match Monday afternoon
Brits Victorious in First Matches of Malaysian Ladies Polo Championships
Head Hunters have won their first match against Windhorse in the opening matches of the Malaysian Ladies Polo Championships at the Royal Selangor Polo Club.