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Dust to Dust

Ashes to Ashes.  That is the stable bedding situation in Kuala Lumpur, at present.  Sawdust is at a premium, because of the high demand from the chipboard industry.  Riding clubs are facing an acute shortage of sawdust for stable bedding.  … Continue reading

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Selamat Hari Raya

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Saved By ONA

My ONA elbow pads saved my season.  Playing club chukkas on Saturday, I took a full hit from 20 yards away to my left elbow.  Like so many elbow injuries, it was hit by a player on my own team.  … Continue reading

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Specialization

So often when I meet a new rider, they tell me that they are a dressage specialist, or a showjumping specialist, or an endurance specialist.  So many specialists.   And often, when I ask a showjumper of dressage rider if … Continue reading

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Technical Jeans with Silicon Grip Strips

It’s not often I hard sell a Zack’s Tack product, but when we hit a winner as big as this, I feel I just have to let you all know.  I reckon the new Zack’s Tack Technical Polo Jeans with … 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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It’s Over

My run of back-to-back World Cups is finally over and as I wrap up in Pattaya, I contemplate what is next. Normally it would be my time to get myself ready to play in the Merdeka League.  But with insufficient … 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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TrackWork

I went to the night races in Singapore.  It was my first time ever at the night races, and only the fifth time I have been to the races since I stopped amateur race-riding myself in 1994.  It was a … Continue reading

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Balls

Sometimes we are asked strange questions.  Someone in Singapore wanted some polo balls and asked The Polo Loft by Zack’s Tack for a price for 70 balls.  After the price was accepted, we were asked what else the balls come … Continue reading

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Safety First

My old friend Iqbal Jumabhoy played at the Royal Selangor Polo Club yesterday.  We were team-mates on the Far East team that went to the Inter Pacific Pony Club Exchange in New Zealand in 1977, and on many polo teams … Continue reading

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Travels

The Femto-Lasik treatment worked really well for me.  Thanks to Dr Steven Chong and Optimax for a super job.  I can see again without the need for spectacles or contacts.  There was minor itchiness the day of the procedure, but … Continue reading

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