Monthly Archives: December 2011

Breeding in Malaysia

Despite our love of horses, Malaysia has never supported our Malaysian-bred.  Sure, the National Stud Farm has been around since 1969, but unless you have been involved in racing, you probably won’t have ever ridden a Malaysian-bred.   Their thoroughbreds were … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Turkey Time

It is almost Christmas time. Natasha and I took the family for a wonderful holiday in Kota Kinabalu.  We stayed at a nice place called Langkah Syabas Beach Resort in Kinarut.  While we were there we went swimming every day. … Continue reading

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Pre-Season

It is officially pre-season.  The International League horses are starting into work again, preparing for January’s Thai Open.  As we approach the 31st December entry date,  I still have no idea which teams I will play for next season, so … Continue reading

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Old Friends

I was visited this week by one of my oldest friends, Dr Yeo Seng Beng.  Not only did we take our first riding lessons together, back in 1972, we go back  as far as kindergarten.  I started riding at the … Continue reading

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Skid-Lid 2012

I thought I would order myself a new helmet for the 2012 season.  Helmets are compromised after they receive a bad blow, and my old LAS, which has served me well for the last four seasons, was due to be … Continue reading

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Physical Training for Polo Players

Here’s a really good blog for polo players and even riders: Prof. Martin’s Perez’s Physical Training for Polo Players.  Martin brings a lot of valuable content about physical training for polo players to his blog.  He details exercises for horse-riding … Continue reading

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