Cloning Polo Ponies Part 2: Things to Consider

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 […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Gameplay, Horse Care, Polo 101|0 Comments

Cloning Polo Ponies: Our Thoughts (Part 1)

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 […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Gameplay, Horse Care, Polo 101|0 Comments

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

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 […]

By |December 29th, 2016|Horse Care|0 Comments

Should You Let Other People Ride Your Polo Ponies?

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 […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Horse Care|0 Comments

Pecking Order: What the Heck is It?

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 […]

By |October 29th, 2016|Gameplay, Horse Care, Polo 101|0 Comments

Run vs. Paddock: Which is Better?

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 […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Horse Care|0 Comments

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

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 […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Equipment, Horse Care|0 Comments

Why You Should Insure Your Horses

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 […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Horse Care|0 Comments

Horse Personalities in Polo

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 […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Gameplay, Horse Care|0 Comments

Mares vs. Geldings in Polo, Part 2

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 […]

By |April 14th, 2016|Gameplay, Horse Care, Polo 101|0 Comments