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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]