• polo_boots

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 8

    Don’t forget your boots!

    During a polo tournament, if a polo player comes to the award ceremony without his boots, he can be immediately sanctioned. If the player

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  • polo_field

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 7

    The polo field

    A polo field must have the following dimensions: – Length: 230 to 275 meters – Width: 160 to 180 meters if the field is opened

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  • Referee_polo

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 7

    Offense to the referee

    If a player disrespects or offends verbally or by any gesture another player, the referee or even the public, he can be punished by a

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  • 110703 Tacoma Polo Club Independence Cup

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 5

    The “foul”

    The faults that are made, or “foul” are sanctioned by penalties on site or from distances ranging from midfield, 60, 40 or 30

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  • IMG_8811

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 5

    Pay attention to your opponent’s trajectory!

    The rules are made to protect the safety of players and horses. If it is allowed to interfere with a player by pushing him shoulder against

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  • Polo_high_hook

    December 15, 2014 • Views: 2

    Not above the shoulder

    When you are trying to hook the mallet of your opponent, it is forbidden to block his action with your mallet above his shoulder. This

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  • Polo_Club_Chantilly

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 8

    2015 season program at the Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly

    The program of the 2015 season of the Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly just got issued and it gives us a nice promess of great polo show

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  • AnaySurCielito_Polo

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 3

    Horse Doping at the Palermo Open? An Open letter to the...

    To Polo authorities. The spectacular death of Nero’s Anay Sur Cielito (best Argentine Product, 2012 Jockey Club Open), during the final

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  • Polo_FIP

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 2

    The new members of the FIP council

    FIP General Assembly has elected Mr. Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers as the new President. The following Officers and Council Members have been

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  • Polo_NorthAmericanCup

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 2

    Casablanca scores in overtime to win North American Cup

    In one of the most exciting games of the fall season at Grand Champions Polo Club Casablanca fought their way to a 10-9 overtime win over

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  • polo_Malta_KingofSpain

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 3

    King of Spain 2014

    The MALTA POLO CLUB (est. 1868) held the opening match of the 2014/2015 Season on 22nd November 2014 – The King of Spain Cup under the

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    December 11, 2014 • Views: 3

    Changing ends

    Except in the case of a Penalty One, ends shall be changed after every goal is scored. Ends shall also be changed if a goal has not been

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  • ball_possession_polo

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 2

    Who is in possession of the ball

    Who is in possession of the ball? – 2 players progressing by marking each other on the line of the ball – 1 player progressing

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  • Referee_polo

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 4

    The referees

    Two referees officiate the game riding horses, as close to the action as they can. In case of disagreement, they rely on the decision of a

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  • Time_Polo

    December 11, 2014 • Views: 6

    Play Time

    A match is divided into 4-8 periods or chukkas of 7 minutes 30 each, with 3 minutes breaks to change horses. If the referees have whistles

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