5 inspiring Quotes from a professional Polo Players

polo-sports“Read the game, don’t follow it, Use your head and not your body.” – Hector Borrantes (Hector Barrantes was an Argentine polo player)

“To get into a position attack, move away from the man marking you this is what Cambiaso do.” – Federico Bachmann (5 Goal Handicap. Age 36 (in 2004) from Venado Tuerto.)

“Polo is about communication and you have to communicate with your team mates, pony and your enemy all the time.” – Vichai Raksriaksorn (He is an avid polo player and owns the VR Polo Club in Bangkok.)

“If you ride well, you have got something to offer. Working on your riding is the quickest way to improve your polo, The most important thing is balance the horse and getting your 1/2 seat right. Riding with short reins and light contact is better for turning, because the neck is more responsive at the top.” – Jamie Le Hardy (6 goal player England and Winner Gold Cup 1997)

“Ride from the legs – If you can play polo for 10 minutes on your knees, this will give you a good shot. This will put yourself on the saddle without using the reins. The more you move on the back of a horse, the more you complicate its movement. A tight rein can help the horse if it stumbles (by lifting its head). Point your left shoulder at the ball when hitting.” – Marco Focaccia (2007 SPP polo round table).

4 thoughts on “5 inspiring Quotes from a professional Polo Players

  • November 21, 2016 at 9:40 am

    I feel strange at the first time I watch this kind of sports but when I spend a lot of time to watch, I think I love these sports anyone who loves horse riding and sports would be fascinated by this.

  • April 1, 2017 at 2:20 am

    Love the quotes from the professional players. It is somewhat a trick on how they play well.

  • April 1, 2017 at 2:22 am

    It would be nice if I could see them play, gotta save and go there.


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