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polo

a game played between two teams of four mounted riders armed with polo sticks, consisting of wooden mallets on long sticks, and contesting the driving of a ball through a set of goals at either end of the ground which is 300 yd (274 m) long and 160 yd (146 m) wide. A match consists of six chukkas (eight in Argentina) each of 7 minutes.
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Then, on Friday 27 March, British Polo Day Dubai returns to the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club - the birthplace of British Polo Day and the setting for its very first event in 2009.
The showpiece event, attended by almost 6,000 people across two days, brings the curtain down on the UAE's competitive polo season.
Earlier, it was the army that looked into the interests of polo players but things have turned for the better after the entry of corporate," he said.
Mohammed Al Habtoor was enthusiastic about the renewed agreement and the onset of the Gold Cup Series 2011: "I am very pleased to join hands with Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
The tournament will serve as an unforgettable event, showcasing polo at its very best and we hope that people from all over the Emirates will take the opportunity to come and enjoy these games.
On him: Top, Atomic Passion; Pants, Polo Jeans Company; On her: Top, Polo Jeans Company; Dress, Atomic Passion.
Polo players had to own a stable of six horses that cost about $300 apiece and ran up big bills for feeding and stabling.
Contains a study of the major internal and external factors affecting Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation in the form of a SWOT analysis as well as a breakdown and examination of leading product revenue streams of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation
In the first semi-final, UAE Polo will take on Bin Drai Polo, while Zedan will take on the sponsor's team at the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club on Tuesday.
Matches will be played at the Polo Grounds on 12th Street in Vero Beach, the upscale polo equestrian community in Florida that was once home to the Vero Beach Polo Club, as per an agreement reached this week between Bobby Genovese and the Polo Ground's Property Owner's Association President Joseph Semprevivo.
The British Polo Day 2014 Series sees Britain's best young players and polo enthusiasts flying in to the UAE.
WATER polo teams from around the British Isles head to Cardiff next month, as Wales hosts its first major event for the sport.