January 2016

What You Can Learn from Your Pony: Tenacity

By |January 25th, 2016|

One of the things we love the most about polo ponies is their tenacity. They go out there week after week and play their hearts out. They don’t always reach the ball first and sometimes […]

What You Can Learn from Your Ponies: Trust

By |January 7th, 2016|

Consider for a moment what life must be like for a horse.

Prey animals, they are hard-wired to look at every new thing as a possible threat to their lives. They run away from danger, not […]

December 2015

How Often Should You Ride Your Polo Ponies, Part 2

By |December 29th, 2015|

In our last blog we wrote that your ponies should be worked five or six days a week during polo season. But how in tarnation can you do that if you have 1) a […]

How Often Should You Ride Your Polo Ponies, Part 1

By |December 9th, 2015|

“How often should I ride my horse?” Many polo players ask this question from time to time, so here are some guidelines!

First it’s important to note that, with horses, very few rules are set in […]

November 2015

How to Keep Your Ponies Healthy in Winter

By |November 24th, 2015|

Cold weather is here whether we like it or not. Our ponies have grown furry, and arena season is over now. (Excuse us while we take a moment to cry our eyes out.)

So what’s the […]

Polo Riding: Brave vs. Stupid

By |November 9th, 2015|

Chances are, if you’re into polo you have a flair for adventure and enjoy living on the edge a little bit.

Of course there’s inherent danger in the game. Heck, there’s danger in any kind of […]

October 2015

How Cold is Too Cold to Ride?

By |October 25th, 2015|

Fall is in full swing and it is glorious. But it reminds us that winter is coming, bringing Colorado’s frigid temps and snowstorms.

You may have guessed this already, but your ponies are much happier in […]

Cross Training for Polo: Dressage

By |October 14th, 2015|

Let’s say that this off-season, without the stimulation of playing polo, your pony is misbehaving…imbalanced…responding sluggishly… Whatever the challenge, dressage may be a great addition to your cross-training regimen.

Especially productive training for younger ponies, dressage […]

Cross Training for Polo: Gymkhana

By |October 7th, 2015|

During polo season, we all live and breathe polo. We do that in the off-season, too, haha. But on these upcoming days when you’re not playing chukkers, consider cross training with something totally different.

Staying in […]

September 2015

Cross Training for Polo: Jumping

By |September 30th, 2015|

Sadly, the end of grass season 2015 has come, and while arena polo will continue for another month plus, we’re all about to face the start of roughly six long, cold months without polo.

What is a […]