Monthly Archives: May 2014

Aggressive Cooling

It is a given that in much of Asia, we compete our horses in hot and humid conditions.  Work regimes, feeding, rest and recovery are different from horses performing in temperate climates.  Most teams are quite advanced in the science … Continue reading

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Fun Polo

I enjoyed playing in the Year of the Horse Cup that was organised by Jennifer Too and Ali Mazlan last weekend.  As a privately run tournament, they had to make all arrangements, such as booking the ground at Putrajaya, securing … Continue reading

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Spectacular Polo

How much closer can it get in the Royal Pahang International?  Both finalists of the Royal Pahang Classic started their Royal Pahang International campaigns with a 6-7 loss to lower ranked teams. 

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Driving On

I seem to be doing a lot of driving.  Not only to Pahang for the recently concluded Royal Pahang Classic and now the Royal Pahang International, but I also threw in a drive to Singapore and back.  I attended the … Continue reading

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Tight is Right

Tighter than an gnat’s ass, as they say.  Royal Pahang had to score all eight of their penalties to secure a place in the final of the Royal Pahang Classic.  Ranhill and Thai Polo missed one each and had to … Continue reading

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Tight At The Top

Yesterday’s Royal Pahang Classic results showed just how competitive this year’s 16-goal International League is. Royal Pahang defeated the previously unbeaten  and 2013 League Champions Ranhill Polo 7-5. Royal Pahang now lead the qualifications with three wins.  Their last qualification … Continue reading

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Pegged Out

I was asked to play in an exhibition match tomorrow at RSPC.  With so much rain in the Klang Valley, we looked at a Plan B, in case the field is flooded and we are unable to play.  Besides penalties … Continue reading

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Clear As Day

The second RMPA International League tournament in Malaysia will also be played in Pahang.  With so much rain falling in the Klang Valley, HRH Tengku Mahkota kindly invited five International League teams to play the second tournament in Pahang.

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50% off Polistas – Malaysia!

The English polo fashion brand Polistas has finally come out with a Malaysian polo shirt.  And Zack’s Tack is very happy to say we have them available in our stores at a whopping 50% off so that you can support … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

There is more and more colour coming into equestrian sports.  The tradition was very black and white – black jackets, black boots and black hat, and white breeches, white shirts and white tie.  Nowadays you get lots more colour, and … Continue reading

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Royal Tour of Chitral & Shandur Polo Festival 2014

It has been on my bucket list of things to do for quite some years.  The Shandur Polo Festival is part of polo folklore.  6-a-side, no rules, mountain polo played as it has always been played through the centuries.  The … Continue reading

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Give Us More Pahang

There is something about playing in Pahang.  Now that the first of Malaysia’s RMPA International League tournaments has been shifted to the Royal Pahang Polo Club, I’m looking forward to going there again, this time for the Royal Pahang Classic.

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