Learn more about the equestrian sport of polo


Polo Anyone?  By Alex Webbe http://www.polo101.com  Imagine a ball hit so hard that it is coming at you at a speed of 110 miles per hour!  The ball is moving so fast you can hardly see it.  Your job is to stay at a gallop, get your horse in line with this flash of white […]

What is Arena Polo?

The arena at Empire Polo Club.

Arena Polo By Alex Webbe Arena Polo is played with three players per team in an enclosure that measures approximately 100 yards in length and 50 yards in width. Walls are suggested to be no less than 4’ in height. A regulation game consists of four chukkers/periods of seven and one-half minutes each. Riders change […]

15 Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask About Polo

Red boards run along both sides of the field to help keep the ball in play.

Why Are They Called Polo Ponies? By Alex Webbe   A group of reporters covering the Duchess of York’s visit to Palm Beach Polo and Country Club earlier this year were passing the time in the press tent discussing the game of polo.  Most had never seen a polo match before and were curious about […]

Polo Lesson FAQ


Learn To Play Polo Polo is one of the fastest, most exciting team sports in the World.  There is no other experience like it.  Polo draws individuals and families from all walks of life. Where can I take a polo lesson? There are polo schools located all over the United States.  Polo 101 provides a […]

What Should I Wear To A Polo Match?

Very casual attire at an area polo event, where there is a lot of dust and upaved areas. Hats and sunscreen area always a good idea.

Is there a dress code at polo? A few tips from the sidelines by L. Bremner One of the most memorable polo scenes was in the  movie Pretty Woman starring  Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.  Vivian, the character played by Julia Roberts,  attended a polo match wearing a brown sundress with polka dots and a […]

Become A USPA Member


United States Polo Association (USPA) www.uspolo.org The U.S. Polo Association was established in 1890 and is the National Governing Body for the sport of polo. The Association was organized and exists for the purposes of promoting the game of polo, coordinating the activities of its Member Clubs and Registered Players, arranging and supervising polo tournaments, […]