Imagine a ball hit so hard … that it comes at you at a speed of 110 miles per hour, so fast, you can hardly see it. Your job is to stay at a gallop, get your horse in line with the ball, and either pass it ahead to a teammate, or carry the ball down the field for an attempt at goal.
The 2,600 year-old game of polo is one of the fastest, roughest, and most dangerous sports played today.
Among team sports, polo is unique in two ways:
Amateurs and professionals regularly play together and against each other;
No matter how great his physical and mental skills, the player’s performance is determined to a great degree by that of his athletic partners, his ponies.
Members of the DCFCPUG participated in the ecco friendly event fit for kings, ambassadors, etc benefiting local green charities! DC dignitaries were in attendance!