During a polo tournament, if a polo player comes to the award ceremony without his boots, he can be immediately sanctioned. If the player does it again, he could be suspended from a match in the next tournament!
A polo field must have the following dimensions: – Length: 230 to 275 meters – Width: 160 to 180 meters if the field is opened and 130 to 146 meters if there are board
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 simple warning to a two year ban and/or a US$ 50,000 fine.
The faults that are made, or “foul” are sanctioned by penalties on site or from distances ranging from midfield, 60, 40 or 30 yards of the opponent goals, depending on the gravity of the fault.
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 shoulder, trying to catch his mallet to prevent hitting the ball, it is forbidden to cut
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 action is called a high hook and is extremely dangerous for the player and his shoulder.
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 throughout the year! -6/-4 Goals – 1 horse, 4 Periods of 4 mn Apr. 19th : Coupe du
To Polo authorities. The spectacular death of Nero’s Anay Sur Cielito (best Argentine Product, 2012 Jockey Club Open), during the final of the 2014 Argentine Open, the annual culmination of world polo, brought us back to earth,
FIP General Assembly has elected Mr. Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers as the new President. The following Officers and Council Members have been confirmed and Committee announcements will follow as further appointments are added to the
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 Palm Beach Polo in overtime to capture the 2014 USPA North American Cup. At the beginning