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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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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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Hay You!

Many people still insist on feeding chaff to their horses.  I can’t understand why.  I haven’t fed chaff to my horses in over 12 years.  Instead of chaff, I feed hay, specifically Timothy Hay.  Not only is hay better for … Continue reading

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Calendar Changes

The RMPA Calendar saw two changes.  First, the RSPC League 2 was delayed a week so it will start on 24th June to 1st July.  Then the Malaysian Open brought forward from October to July.  It will become the curtain … 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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Chinese New Year Win

The Royal Selangor Polo Club held its first club cup of the year.  It was nice to win the Winston Cup, even though it was not named for my 4 y.o. gelding that Hannah Daniels has been breaking in.  My … Continue reading

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Season’s Start

The polo season has started.  A new year, another season.  It is a time that I check all my equipment and replace or repair whatever is faulty or about to break. 

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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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Showjumping Equitation

The first five tracks I have designed for the National Horse Show are Show Jumping Equitation courses.  I am very happy to see these classes back at the National Horse Show. 

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