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Polo For Beginners

This weekend, I visited the Twin Cities Polo Classic, an annual Polo tournament that is a fundraiser for the University of Minnesota Equine Center. With temperatures at about 95 °F, it was a feat of stamina for the attendees and the few dozen horses to attend the event. During a long break, I had a chance to talk to a number of players who told me quite a bit about polo itself, the horses and the equipment. Hence, we will talk about the game of polo today, and in the next couple of days, we will follow up with an article about the tournament itself. Read more