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  • Vale: Sunny Hale

    Peter Abisheganaden pays tribute and says farewell to Sunny Hale, the greatest lady polo player ever.  Read Pete’s Blog-in-the-garden:  Vale: Sunny Hale.

  • Zack’s Tack’s Asian Polo Calendar

    Zack’s Tack has collated a list of the most important tournaments in Asia this season.  Here it is:    

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    PEPPR: Tengku Shazril regains #1

    The 2017 polo season got underway and the first PoloEquestrian.com Polo Player Ranking points were awarded in 2017. The B Grimm Thai Polo Open was

Olympic Games Rio 2016

Dujardin and her horse with a heart of gold do it again

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin (31) and the fabulous 14-year-old gelding, Valegro, were in a class of their own when posting an Olympic Dressage record score of 93.857 in the Grand Prix Freestyle to claim their second successive individual title today. [...]

August 16, 2016 Equestrian, Other

Germany takes Olympic Dressage team gold once again

Like re-booting to re-establish a connection, Germany clinched team Dressage gold in considerable style at the Olympic Equestrian Park in Deodoro today. Germany has now won eight of the last nine Olympic team Dressage contests – with only Great Britain [...]

August 13, 2016 Equestrian, Other
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Fabulous French win Eventing team gold; Germany’s Jung takes second successive individual title

France claimed team gold and Germany’s Michael Jung took his second successive individual title as Olympic Eventing drew to a close at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA). [...]

August 10, 2016 Equestrian, Other

Introducing PEPPR: PoloEquestrian.com’s Polo Player’s Ranking system

PoloEquestrian.com has devised a polo player ranking system that allocates points to every player who plays tournament polo in Malaysia.  Now, when you ask the question, “Who is the top ranked Malaysian polo player?” you can actually get an answer [...]

August 5, 2016 Other, Polo

Touchdown! First Olympic horses arrive in Rio de Janeiro!

The first Olympic horses are settling into their athletes’ village – the newly-built stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro – with Team New Zealand’s Ringwood Skyboy winning the opening heat of the Rio 2016 Games to be the [...]

August 1, 2016 Equestrian, Other

Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight

Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe. The Rio 2016 sport entries (FEI Definite Entries) are all in, and a [...]

July 22, 2016 Equestrian, Other
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Sydney Polo Club gets organized for XI FIP World Polo Championship

With the announcement that the XI FIP World Polo Championship will be held in Richmond NSW between 17th – 30th October 2017, planning is already well underway.  Organiser and Host Venue, Sydney Polo Club has already assembled a fitting team [...]

June 23, 2016 Other, Polo

Border between Malaysia and Singapore fully reopened to horses

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore and the Department of Veterinary Services of Malaysia have agreed to lift the restrictions on horses traveling to Malaysia from Singapore.  This ends the ban in place since August 2015, subject to certain [...]

May 13, 2016 Equestrian, Other, Polo
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Head Hunters seal Merdeka League Championship with two games to go

Head Hunters won their eighth game in nine games to put the 2016 RMPA Merdeka League beyond doubt.  Peter Abisheganaden blogs it in Pete’s Blog-in-the-garden here: http://poloequestrian.com/blog/polo/champions-3/ [...]

May 10, 2016 Other, Polo
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Polo Rules agreed by HPA, AAP and USPA

In a long awaited move to standardise the rule of polo, the Hurlingham Polo Association has taken the initiative to publish a set of polo rules that have been agreed between the big three polo associations of Argentina, USA and [...]

April 8, 2016 Other, Polo