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14th Season

The RMPA International League started its 14th season in Malaysia last week.  The RSPC Open marked the start of three legs in Malaysia, the RSPC Open (26th to 4th August), RMPA Classic, and RMPA International League Final.  Collectively, they make … Continue reading

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Bring On 2017

As the lights go down on 2016, my wrap-up blog post can go in two directions:  a) it has been a good year, with much achieved, or b) it has been a hard year, with the slowdown in retail in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I have read it is not politically correct to wish people a Merry Christmas.  It’s too bad, and I am probably not PC enough for my own good.  I think it is wonderful that in Asia we celebrate all festivals, … Continue reading

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Salt and PEPPR

I decided to create PEPPR: PoloEquestrian.com’s Polo Player Rankings because I thought it was needed.  It creates a status, acknowledges achievements, and creates a bit of hype for the sport.  I have tinkered with it for months till I felt … Continue reading

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Historians

The Royal Selangor Polo Club asked for old photos of the members and polo at the club for a coffee table book project.  Natasha and I decided to support it and started to go through our archives.  Having started Equestrian.Com.My … Continue reading

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Haze Out

I’m not going to win any friends for writing this, but it has to be said.  It is simply not fair to ask our equine partners to compete if this haze persists.   For the sake of all the horses, competitive … Continue reading

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Learning About Ladies

Ladies tournaments are special.  They are quite different to open tournaments, where the men’s focus tends to be on winning, tactics, horses and polo.  The whole atmosphere about a ladies tournament is different, from what to wear, to how the … Continue reading

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A Golden Decade

Here is a piece I wrote for the programme of the RMPA International League Final.    A Golden Decade of Polo Development is really a celebration of the RMPA Polo Leagues.  It was written with the 10th Anniversary of the RMPA … Continue reading

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Coming Clean

The results are in and yes, Malaysia is the big winner.  We have hit the EI jackpot. Here is STC Chief Vet Dr Shri Kanth’s message, which was circulated widely in social media yesterday, acknowledging that, after weeks of avoiding … Continue reading

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Going Viral

The Ipoh-based trainer of a racehorse that had arrived from New Zealand alleges the horse was released on completion of quarantine from KLIA Quarantine Station despite having mucus streaming from its nostrils.  This infection has spread to some horses at … Continue reading

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Selamat Hari Raya

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Happy New Year

I think 2015 is going to be a challenging year. I am ready for it.  Bring it on!

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