Tag Archives: Zack’s Tack

Walk The Talk

The SEA Games was great. It will remain in our memories for years to come. While the quality of polo and horses exceeded the 6-goal handicap of the tournament, the current 14-goal RSPC Open is da bomb. All the qualifying … Continue reading

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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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CDing in Manila

In promoting Zack’s Tack in the Manila Polo Club, we have ended up sponsoring my services as the course designer for the Manila Polo Club’s Annual Horse Show this weekend.  Not usually how I get my shows as a course … 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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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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Saddle Technology

I have been working with our saddle manufacturers in Argentina for a few years now, in developing polo saddles that make sense. I am now trialling a saddle that is about 3 kg lighter than most other polo saddles.  That … 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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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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Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

It is worth mentioning that Head Hunters won the 2016 Merdeka League playing with our B and C string horses.  Only three horses that were being ‘rehabbed’ back into polo after being out of action for quite a while are … Continue reading

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KL Ladies Outplayed

The KL Ladies team that played at the North Polo Club at Pulilan, Philippines were cleverly outplayed off and on the field.  Supposed to be a ladies game, the Filipino hosts chose to field a +1 goal male player in … Continue reading

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