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Polo

Hurlingham Polo Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
enquiries@hpa-polo.co.uk
Contact Telephone
01367 242 828

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Youth Olympic Games

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - Thu, 18 Oct 2018

What is Polo?

Equestrian team sport.

In the equestrian sport of polo the object of the game is to move the polo ball down-field, hitting it through the goal for a score. Polo is an equestrian team sport, usually played outdoors, with four polo players on each team. A polo match lasts about two hours and is divided into 6 timed periods called chukkers.

Equipment

  • Ball
  • Mallets
  • Helmet
  • Boots & Spurs
  • Team Jerseys
  • Knee Guards
  • Gloves & Whip

Facts

  • A polo field is 300 yards long and 160 yards wide, the largest field in organized sport.
  • During half time, spectators go onto the field to participate in a social tradition called divot stomping.

Campaigns

Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Active Leicester
    H&B LSA
    County Sport Network
    Harborough LSA
  • NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Melton LSA
    Safeguarding
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Blaby LSA
    O&W LSA
    Sport England
    Equality Standard

Partners

  • Melton LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
  • O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Active Rutland
    Charnwood LSA
  • Safeguarding
    County Sport Network
  • Equality Standard
    NWL LSA