March 2017

Cloning Polo Ponies Part 2: Things to Consider

By |March 22nd, 2017|

If you read our last blog, you know that polo pony cloning is not going away. So here are some things that we as a polo community need to be thinking about:

Breeding could get […]

January 2017

Cloning Polo Ponies: Our Thoughts (Part 1)

By |January 27th, 2017|

When Dolly the sheep was first cloned in 1996, a horizon of new possibilities opened for polo. Not that anyone was considering sheep polo. But it didn’t take long for folks to start cloning polo […]

Nacho Figueras: Polo family in Aspen

By |January 15th, 2017|

If you play polo, you’ve probably heard of Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras. And even if you don’t, chances are you’d recognize his face.

One of the world’s most photographed models, Nacho is the sultry brand ambassador for […]

December 2016

Should You Let Other People Ride Your Polo Ponies? (Part 2)

By |December 29th, 2016|

In our last blog, we discussed the benefits of hiring grooms and pros to ride your ponies, especially if you have more than one. These folks can be especially helpful when it’s time for […]

Should You Let Other People Ride Your Polo Ponies?

By |December 15th, 2016|

Polo is a team sport. We’re all in it together. But things aren’t quite that simple. Truth is there are two types of teams operating at any given time: the human team and the equine-human […]

November 2016

How to Survive the Off Season

By |November 27th, 2016|

Ahhh! It’s COLD! And WET! And MUDDY!

December is almost here and with it come the winter blues.

Our sleek, svelte ponies are turning into fuzzy, fat beasts that are quite happy to do nothing but happily munch […]

October 2016

Pecking Order: What the Heck is It?

By |October 29th, 2016|

Did you know your horse’s place in the pecking order might impact how he or she acts in a herd and therefore how well he or she plays polo?

Horses are highly relational herd animals and […]

The Rungs of Our Polo Ladder

By |October 7th, 2016|

In polo there’s a sort of skill ladder, which each player climbs at his or her own pace.

Here at the Denver Polo Club, we make sure there’s a polo league for everyone.

Where do you fit? […]

September 2016

Run vs. Paddock: Which is Better?

By |September 21st, 2016|

Polo ponies are, as a general rule, very social creatures. They tend to be generally laid back and have small personal space bubbles, compared to the general horse population.

Hardy, low maintenance and used to jostling […]

How to Be a Good Polo Team Player

By |September 11th, 2016|

Polo is a team sport. This means that if you’re lucky, you get the ball one quarter of the time because you are one quarter of the team! More likely, you get it about one […]