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Quality and Innovation

I made the long 32-hour trip back to Kuala Lumpur in one piece, although my new mallet bag didn’t survive the trip so well.  Nothing was lost from the bag, but the bag itself is a write-off, with the handle … Continue reading

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The Beef

I have been in Argentina for a week so far, and it has been hectic.  It’s been polo, polo and more polo, and lots of beef! I made it to Palermo with my new orange RSPC 1902 cap, as you … Continue reading

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Instructions

“Those who can, ride. Those who can’t, teach.”  I used to believe this before I got my teaching qualifications and absolved myself of this credo.  I have never been one to give lessons day in and day out as I … Continue reading

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Thoroughbred Polo

One could say that the XI FIP World Polo Championship was a thoroughbred tournament both on and off the field.  The non-polo events were exceptional, spanning the breadth of a bronc and bull-riding rodeo, to an art exhibition.   On the … Continue reading

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Handicaps

Many years ago, Sir Winston Churchill said, “A polo handicap is your passport to the world.”  It still holds true today.   If you are a polo player, you are part of a small fraternity of aficionados that enjoy the sport.  … Continue reading

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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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Club Chukkas

It was a pity the final of the RMPA Polo Masters presented by Maserati was rained off.  La Sarita had won both our matches very easily, with scoring 15 goals and having only two scored against us.  Yup, we had … Continue reading

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Boxed In

Getting away to Manila to course design was a welcome break from the polotics that took a sudden Olympic surge last week. It was a reminder to me that the race is on and the runners are jostling for position.  … Continue reading

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Safety First

This is why we should always stop to pick up horse shoes on the polo field or arena.  A full recovery from such an injury is not possible. If you notice a shoe on the field, it is your duty … Continue reading

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Success

I saw this on facebook and I have borrowed it as it is so true.

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NeighNominations

Similar to Neknominations but on safer ground, the horse world is celebrating their best horses via “neighnominations”. Chosen by friends on social media, nominees have 24hrs to post a picture of a particularly special horse (or horses) and explain why … Continue reading

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