Riding From the Seat

When I’m playing polo, most of the time I don’t actually sit in the saddle. We’re supposed to keep a light seat while attempting to hit the ball or hooking an opponent’s mallet, and even have to do a ‘rising canter’. I’ve found that polo has been beneficial in many ways for my general riding … Continue reading Riding From the Seat

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The Language of Horsemanship (Part Two)

Read part one here: The Language of Horsemanship (Part One) I've been learning to play polo for nearly two years now. Something I've found really interesting is both how different and yet similar it is to 'normal' riding. Although it's still riding and at the end of the day polo ponies are horses like any other, … Continue reading The Language of Horsemanship (Part Two)