polo pony


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polo pony

not a breed but a type of horse adapted for playing polo. The majority are Argentinian thoroughbreds, and well over 15 hands high. They have a typical wiry quality, like Australian Stock horses and American and Canadian Cutting horses.
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Above, Sir Alfred Munnings painting of John Wodehouse, Earl of Kimberley astride his polo pony is expected to sell for pounds 20,000-pounds 30,000 at Sotheby's Olympia on November 3
A polo pony and a player from the Denver Polo Club (a mascot frog from the Gabby Krause Foundation), will be there, along with children for whom the foundation benefits.
Among Blakey's more unique projects was the immortalization on canvas of the Prince of Wales with his polo pony.
Each features experts in their field, including British eventing team manager Yogi Breisner, European eventing gold medallist Tina Cook, top show rider and producer Lynn Russell, leading polo pony trainer David Morley and England international Tom Morley.
It would do the Royal Family's standing no end of good if Sophie started a trend and the next time Charles falls off a polo pony or Anne needs her varicose veins doing they turn down a posh private room and instead pop down to their nearest teaching hospital.
As well as the pounds 500,000 Prince Charles paid for the bash, he stunned his sports-mad son with the generous gift of a pounds 100,000 polo pony.
But the casing is what puts this polo pony of a product ahead of the usual nags.
PRINCE William yesterday showed the world he can handle a polo pony just as well as his brother Harry - and raised a few quid for charity in the process.
The high-gloss, opaque bottle is a striking, fiery red, mimicking the sleek curves of an automobile and featuring the iconic Polo pony logo.
She has become a successful polo pony in the hands of Roddy Williams, and on Sunday was awarded the Retraining of Racehorses prize for the best ex-racer in the international warm-up match between teams representing the Prince of Wales and Hurlingham.
Vishal Singh, who hit the deciding goal, was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the tournament and his pony Isha got the Best Polo Pony Award.
1990: Prince Charles was detained in hospital overnight after breaking his right arm in two places when falling from his polo pony.