Beach Polo Hits Sand in Dubai

March 19th, 2014|


Horse lovers will go anywhere to ride a horse or watch an equestrian sporting event. From polo played on the ice in Switzerland to wine country polo in Argentina or on horseback in Hawaii, polo is the sport of kings, played fast and furious. Did you know that this equine sport originated in Persia with […]

Polo Match Raises Lyme Disease Awareness

November 13th, 2013|

Having grown up around horses and boarding my first horse in a 100 acre pasture behind my California ranch-style home, I know to check myself for ticks.

What I didn’t know was how much punch a little tick could pack – enough to knock a young professional athlete to her knees and cause a California mother […]

Neku Atawodi, World’s Premiere Black Female Polo Player

May 22nd, 2013|

Not one to be considered a shrinking violet, Neku Atawodi likes riding with the boys. In fact, she recently competed on the men’s team at the Miami Beach Polo World Cup in Florida.

At only 25 years old, Neku is considered to be a fierce competitor on and off the polo field. She is a savvy […]

How to Watch a Polo Match

January 9th, 2013|



When you see a polo player raise his mallet or stick above his head, as it’s called in polo circles, it’s not necessarily to line up a shot. In fact, the raising of a mallet above the head by a polo player is actually a form of protest for a foul, also known as appealing.

While […]

Rubirosa Ambassador Polo Cup in Santa Barbara, CA

June 8th, 2012|

Polo handicap passport to the world

Sir Winston Churchill once said that “a polo handicap is your passport to the world.” The Santa Barbara Polo Club will experience just that as the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) sponsors the First Rubirosa Ambassador Polo Cup on Sunday, June 10, 2012. The event celebrates Dominican Republic’s roots […]

Horseback Riding Vacation at Capilla Polo Club in Argentina

December 14th, 2011|

Horseback riding vacation in Argentina at the trot

I’ve always been curious about the sport of polo. Yet I confess that I am intimidated by the idea of swinging a mallet from the back of a polo pony while galloping full speed across and open field. However, the lure of an Argentine polo experience continues to […]

Horseback Riding Vacation, Equus Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

March 9th, 2011|

Equus Hotel & Marina Tower, Honolulu, HI Horseback Riding Vacation

Fancy riding a polo pony on your next horseback riding vacation to the island of Oahu, rather than riding the waves off Hawaii’s Waikiki beach on a surf board ? I have a suggestion for you. The Equus Hotel & Marina Tower is offering  its new Town & […]

Horseback Riding Vacation at Hacienda Andalucia, Riviera Maya, Mexico

September 29th, 2010|

Horseback Riding Vacation at Hacienda Andalucia

While  guests of Hacienda Tres Rios resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico we were treated to an afternoon of horseback riding at Hacienda Andalucia Equestrian and Polo Club and a visit to the stables of  Hacienda La Esperanza.  Hacienda Andalucia is not a tourist’s horseback riding vacation on the beach experience. This […]