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How Hard is Polo to Play? A Look at the Demands of the Sport

Polo is a fast-paced and strategic game, with players often having to manage their horses as they try to chase after and hit a ball. It must be a challenging game to play with all that’s going on at once, but I’m amazed by how easy these riders make this demanding sport seem. So is …

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Is Polo A Cruel Sport? 5 Facts About the Game?

While watching a polo match, I noticed some of the riders manhandle their horses into position to hit the ball. The horses turn their heads with looks of shock and pain. Seeing the horse’s reaction made me wonder if polo is a cruel sport. Horse polo is not considered to be a cruel sport, and …

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Where Did Horse Polo Originate? Plus 5 Notable Facts

My son, who is a huge fan of polo, recently talked about the origin of polo at the dinner table. The discussion aroused my interest in the subject, so I decided to research polo’s history and find out how this game made its way to the United States. Polo originated in Central Asia with nomadic …

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