Category Archives: Something Horsey

SEA Games: Week 1 Behind the Scenes.

Week one of my SEA Games in done.  Technically I am only on the Tournament Committee, though my MASOC accreditation says I am the guest to the Vice-President.  No idea which one, or why.  But as the go-to guy in … Continue reading

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Pete’s F-Log

Sometimes I think I should be a food blogger.  With so many international visitors, we have dined out quite often.  Last week we had two requests for KL’s famous Sang Har Meen (big prawn noodles).  I hit Sweet Inn and … Continue reading

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Selamat Hari Raya

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Draw Music

Today, as I prepared the materials for the South East Asian Games Polo draw to decide the schedule, I was asked if we would like some music to go along with the draw.  What a wonderful idea!  Then came the … Continue reading

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Abuse

A recent case of abuse made the social media rounds this week.  Someone bought a “stallion” in January and placed it with a “trainer” at a stable in Rawang.  Five months later, the horse was dead.

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Old Saddles

I posted a lovely story in PoloEquestrian.com’s facebook page of champion jockey Angel Cordero Jr’s connection to his old leather race saddle, that he called “old hard-back.”  As riders we all have our favourite saddles that we just can’t part … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Conned

A track rider cantered past me while I was riding around the track at the Royal Selangor Polo Club this morning.  His polo pony was bitted with a pelham, with only the curb (bottom) rein attached.  The track rider started … 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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Argentina, Here We Come

Natasha and I are heading to Argentina.  Next stop, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Well, actually, not the next stop but the next stop after Istanbul and then Sao Paulo.  After about 32 hours of travel time.   Yes, it is on the … Continue reading

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CD World

Occasionally I can fit in some course designing into my weekends.  I am tied up with polo for over 30 weekends a year, so my chances to go course designing are pretty limited. It came together this weekend, and I … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go on Horseback

Pokemon Go has sensationally arrived at the Royal Selangor Polo Club.  Karen Gan and Tinny Lim were caught on camera trying to catch Pokemon on the field in front of the pony lines. 

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