October 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Estancia Los Potreros: A Field for Grazing for Horses

Picture for a moment an Argentine estancia (in American parlance, ranch), spanning 6,500 acres, in altitude varying between 3,000 and 4,000 feet above sea level, nestled in the Sierra Chicas of the pre-Andean Cordillera, the foothills of the Andes.

 

The landscape is steep and open with granite outcrops punctuating lush pasture for horses and cattle together with such wildlife as foxes, hares, skunks and viscacha (the South American cousin of the badger) and the elusive wild…

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Added by Poloconsult on October 21, 2011 at 17:10 — No Comments

Would you like to receive hi-res copyright free photos from the 2011 Triple Crown tournaments courtesy of Rolex?

Just send me your email address and we will add you to our polo media database - you will then receive email alerts with a short match report and access to high-resolution copyright free photos from the 2011 Triple Crown Tournaments in Argentina (Tortugas Open Final, Hurlingham Open Final and the Argentine Open Final) for editorial use only. All photos courtesy of POLOLINE. This is a complimentary service provided by Rolex. …

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Added by Merrick Haydon on October 17, 2011 at 15:46 — 4 Comments

Elite branding for leading Middle East Polo events

As you all know, unlike public sporting events, polo is always recognised as an aspirational and luxury sport, which high-end guests attend such as our events, Cartier International, UAE Nations Cup, World Cup Racing Sunset Polo

 

We host and hold some of the most leading and exclusive polo events globally and in the Middle East and just thought your company brand might benefit from one of our events in the Middle East at our private and exclusive polo club called Desert Palm…

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Added by Candice Anderson on October 15, 2011 at 18:21 — No Comments

A Polo Player’s impression of Anantara King’s Cup Elephant Polo in Thailand

A Polo Player’s impression of Anantara King’s Cup Elephant Polo in Thailand

 

From 5-11 September 2011, the Anantara King’s Cup Elephant Polo took place for the 10th time in Thailand.

 

A diverse selection of interesting individuals from all over the world gathered in Hua Hin, Thailand for a fun event with a serious purpose.  The tournament brings together players ranging from hoteliers, serving British Army officers, investors, an ex-fighter pilot,…

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Added by Thales de Miranda on October 7, 2011 at 15:25 — No Comments

A Quechua Vol.2 "Polo Connection" hits top rank at Amazon and leaves all other available Polo books far behind (http://ning.it/pwzch2)

After the success of the A Quechua Vol. 1 "Simply Polo" (Amazon top rank 125.000) now the second Volume "The Polo Connection" hits top rank of all polo books of 95.000. The book deals with the ever more important topic of the "equilibrium", on how to train and work with the polo pony and how to optimize the individual riding skills.

Most polo books are either not at all ranked at Amazon due to minor sales numbers or are in the range of 300.000 or higher. The A Quechua "Polo…

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Added by A Quechua Family & Friends Polo on October 5, 2011 at 21:31 — No Comments

Fluid Replacement & Hydration for Polo Players

Polo Players can lose between 1,5- 2,5 litres of sweat during an intense 6 chukka game, particularly in hot and humid conditions. This amount of fluid loss will certainly have a negative effect on their performance.

Ideally to counteract dehydration, the players should consume 200-400 ml (7-14 oz) of cold water or a suitable carbohydrate solution 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of their game or training. During the intervals, they should try to drink another 300-500 ml (10-17oz) of…

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Added by Martin Perez on October 4, 2011 at 4:00 — No Comments

Polo Pony for sale

 

Mare, born 2003, healthy and sound.

Very nice to play. For beginners and intermediate.

The pony is based in Zurich and can be tested for buying until end of october.

 

 

 

Added by Birgit Pestalozzi on October 1, 2011 at 10:15 — No Comments

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