Monthly Archives: August 2015


Time flies when you are having fun. 15 years today. Thanks for all the fun Ms Mus. And the kids.

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With the ban on movement of all horses in Peninsula Malaysia, Royal Pahang are unable to travel to Kuala Lumpur for the RMPA International League Final.  That leaves only four teams in the final 12-goal tournament of the year.

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RMPA Polo Ball

Next Saturday we will have a huge evening at the RMPA Polo Ball, a very special dinner to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the RMPA International League. The theme is silver and blue.  Royal Salute blue, I should say, as … Continue reading

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Going Viral

The Ipoh-based trainer of a racehorse that had arrived from New Zealand alleges the horse was released on completion of quarantine from KLIA Quarantine Station despite having mucus streaming from its nostrils.  This infection has spread to some horses at … Continue reading

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Boing, Boing

A team submitted an entry form and a cheque for the RMPA’s Malaysian Ladies Polo Championships.   And then stopped the cheque with their bank.  How clever!  And the point on entering and stopping the cheque was what, exactly?  To earn … Continue reading

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We got side-swiped yesterday by La Familia, who replaced Tun Yasir with Cipita.  The young Pahang lad had a great game, scoring two goals and making the difference in their make-up.  They beat us 6 1/2 – 4, ending our … Continue reading

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After our first day defeat in the RMPA Open, we have got our act together and La Sarita has won our next two games.  Beating Thai Polo, who had contested the Royal Pahang Classic final, was essential to our self … Continue reading

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Happy and Sad

Yesterday the new look Head Hunters defeated La Sarita 7-5.  Normally I would be ecstatic, but playing on the defeated team made it less so.  Rod Archibald and Hugo Fischer made winning debuts in Malaysia, playing superbly with fellow Australian … 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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A New Team

Always so close.  Head Hunters was a second away from finishing third in the Royal Pahang Classic when they gave away a desperate foul and lost by 1/2 a goal to the consequenting penalty tap in by La Familia.

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