August 2016

Does Your Horse Pull Back While Tied? What to Do.

By |August 25th, 2016|

Most of us have seen a horse pull back while tied. This can be unnerving and a serious problem. Horses that do this can injure themselves, break equipment and/or hurt people who get in their way.
Polo ponies spend a […]

July 2016

Why You Should Insure Your Horses

By |July 28th, 2016|

Insurance is one of those things you can’t get away from in our society. There’s more than enough stress to go around in each of our lives and it provides us with some welcome peace […]

Mastering Your Polo Throw-In Strategy

By |July 18th, 2016|

As you learn polo, throw-ins might seem like just a break and restart of play at first. But actually, mastering the throw-in is a key part of good polo strategy and teamwork.

If your team can […]

May 2016

Horse Personalities in Polo

By |May 11th, 2016|

Whether you have one polo pony or a big string, chances are it didn’t take long before you experienced some quirks in your mount’s approach to life.

These quirks become extra apparent—and tricky—when you have two […]

April 2016

Mares vs. Geldings in Polo, Part 2

By |April 14th, 2016|

In our last blog, we wrote about some of the differences between mares and geldings, why mares are more popular in polo than in other equestrian sports, and what we can learn from horse […]

Mares vs. Geldings in Polo, Part 1

By |April 7th, 2016|

It’s April—the time of year when many of us are thinking about buying a new polo pony. Spring is in the air, promising a bright polo season ahead, and cold, muddy, miserable winter is behind […]

March 2016

How to Sit the Canter Well

By |March 22nd, 2016|

How does a good polo rider sit the canter? With his seat, of course!

“Wow, you guys are so helpful.” Haha. But in all seriousness, riding the canter well isn’t easy. Some ponies are smoother than […]

Polo Riding: How to “Go With” Your Horse

By |March 8th, 2016|

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Good horsemanship is absolutely the top skill you need in polo. If you want to get better, become a better rider first! Better polo riding will […]

February 2016

How to Densensitize a Young Polo Pony, Part 2

By |February 19th, 2016|

In our last blog we began discussing desensitization and how it can benefit your young ponies. The why behind all of this is that horses spook naturally and trying to force it out of […]

How to Desensitize a Young Polo Pony, Part 1

By |February 8th, 2016|

Polo is not a game for the faint of heart—for pony or person. There’s a lot going on at any given moment and it requires a high level of focus from both horse and rider.

That’s […]