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why isn't there a forum for Polo?

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  • why isn't there a forum for Polo?

    We have one for western peeps, seems like polo forum would fit right in with the tone of this board. I was looking just the other day for somewhere to find a polo lesson and was surprised we don't have a polo forum here.
    If you love me let me go....

  • #2
    Yes!! I would like one too!!


    • #3
      I'm still crossing my fingers and hoping for a saddle seat forum, lol. Polo would be a cool addition, though.
      Proud member of the Snort and Blow Clique


      • #4
        I can't see a polo forum started, just not enough peeps. Look how long it took to get the western forum started. and unfortunately for me, the small polo club we had six minutes down the road from me disbanded due to the land we played on sold

        Polo is such a blast, everyone should try it at least once in thier lifetime! Same with foxhunting side saddle!

        Hey alittlegray, you play?


        • #5
          I've been hoping for one too


          • #6
            I used to play--I'd be in for that!


            • #7
              Count me in among those who would love a polo forum, but agree that there might not be enough people for it to be worthwhile - most of my polo peeps are not really the message board sort.


              • #8
                I wonder how many people would like to know how to get started, on say the Pony Club level? It really isn't all that hard. Learning to wrap, desensitizing the ponies, and learning the correct shots and stick 'n ball is a really fun thing for any rider, especially kids and beginners needing confidence. You can totally do it on your own horses, and you don't need full equipment to start.

                There is nothing, absolutely nothing, that teaches an independent seat better!


                • #9
                  I check all the forums & always learn stuff. I would love to see a polo forum. If there was a saddle seat forum, that would be super cool, too. How about starting an "other disciplines" forum & see what kind of interest there is?


                  • #10
                    Great idea!!!


                    • #11
                      I actually just went to my very first polo match (as a spectator) on Friday and am going again today. I think a polo forum is a stellar idea....so much to learn about the sport.


                      • #12
                        And after Polo a forum for mounted Archery and Jousting!!!... Well we might have to wait a while for that those.
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                        • #13
                          Hey- I never understood why we can't have a forum for horse breeding or reproduction (for those of us who breed non-sport horses)... why do sport horses have all the fun?
                          Luistano Stallion standing for 2013: Wolverine UVF


                          • #14
                            What is a "non-sport" horse? A decorative shelf horse? Trying to figure that one out, LOL.
                            Life doesn't have perfect footing.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by wildlifer View Post
                              What is a "non-sport" horse? A decorative shelf horse? Trying to figure that one out, LOL.
                              Pisgah: 2000 AHHA (Holsteiner x TB) Mare (lower level eventing, with a focus on dressage)

                              Darcy: 7? year old Border Collie x Rottweiler? Drama Queen extraordinaire, rescued from the pound in Jan 2010


                              • #16
                                draft horses
                                work horses (cattle, ranch, trail, pack)
                                a non-competing horse.
                                not everyone who rides, drives or packs -considers it a "sport"
                                Luistano Stallion standing for 2013: Wolverine UVF


                                • #17
                                  Ah ok, I see what you mean, sort of. I guess I use the term "sport" very loosely (although LOL'ing at halter) so I'd put most riding or purpose-bred equines into some sort of "sport" category just by virtue of being used for something.
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