• Polo knocks down a 56% MSR Rating.  Find out why…

    Polo knocks down a 56% MSR Rating. Find out why…

      Category Category Meaning Score Comments   Fitness  How fit can you get? 7(the lower the score the less the fitness benefits). Polo is a sport which can provide you very good exercise, similar to normal riding, but with the [...]

  • Polo rules in a nutshell

    Polo rules in a nutshell

    The rules of polo are written to provide for the safety of both players and horses. The rules are enforced during the game by the umpires. Traditional (Grass) Polo There are a maximum of 4 players per team. Players must [...]

  • Swinging the mallet and the shots

    Swinging the mallet and the shots

    Swinging the Mallet The best advice on swinging a mallet is to swing slow and smooth. Polo Shots The basic shots are named for the side of the polo pony from which the mallet swing is made: The “near side” is [...]

  • Polo is a tactical game… You’ve been warned

    Polo is a tactical game… You’ve been warned

    Tactics A polo team comprises 4 players (3 for Arena Polo).  The four players in a tram are assigned positions, designated by the numbers 1 -4 worn on their team shirts. Usually, the most experienced and highest-rated players are at [...]

  • You’ll need more than just a pony to play polo…

    You’ll need more than just a pony to play polo…

    Equipment Dress A polo player’s dress comprises: Protective equestrian helmet Riding boots (knee length) White trousers Coloured shirt, displaying the number of the player’s position in the team Optional equipment, such as gloves, kneepads and spurs. Ball The outdoor polo [...]

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MSR Rating

Category Score
Fitness 7
Skills 5
Equipment 3
Accessibility 5
Fun 9
Family 5
Cost 2
Danger/Safety 8
Serious 6

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