Monthly Archives: April 2013

An Awesome Weekend

Natasha and I had an awesome weekend.  On Friday we drove to Pekan and watched the plate play-offs at the B field oof the Royal Pahang Polo Club.  We had time to check into the Hyatt Regency Kuantan before going … Continue reading

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Warming-Up

So often you see riders, especially polo trainers, hitting canter three strides after mounting up.  I am always amazed at how insensitive they are to the horse, that has probably stood in its stable for the last 12 hours, that … Continue reading

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Polo Rules

I have some friends coming for a ride on polo ponies this Sunday.  All of them are accomplished riders in their own fields, but none have ever ridden polo ponies.  I don’t want them to embarrass themselves, nor do I … Continue reading

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Kuantan Final

I took the opportunity of going to Pahang for the first weekend of the Royal Pahang National League Final to bring the family for 3 days and 2 nights at the Hyatt Regency Kuantan.  The kids love it there – … Continue reading

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The Hardest Balls in Town

Zack’s Tack has an offer for polo balls.  If you are wondering about the magnificent hitting that we have seen in the National League, I would say some of it is down to the Pro Chukker Gold Cup balls we … Continue reading

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Sidelined

My adductor tears haven’t healed well, and there is still significant swelling.  Having reinjured it twice in the round robin games two weeks ago, there is now some potential for scarring on the muscle that will compromise its flexibility in … Continue reading

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Showjumping and Course Design Clinics

I have been asked to do a showjumping clinic at STCEC in early May.  Because of voting day on Sunday 5th May, we have to bring it forward by a day to Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May. 

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Show Jumper

For the first time ever, I saw a player throw himself off his horse and wriggle around on the ground calling for the umpire to stop the game, just to avoid my team scoring.  I had heard of it before, … Continue reading

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April Fool’s 2013

We had a bit of fun with the an Equestrian.Com.My tradition of an April Fool’s article yesterday.   EAM and MEM to merge was a lighthearted take on two sports organizations that don’t see eye-to-eye.  If only they could, Malaysian equestrian … Continue reading

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