It might be easier to get it from sweat off his polo stick
or another piece of his clothing.
But, after qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst and Young and graduating in law, he went on a polo tour to India and returned to England with a consignment of polo sticks
Wilmot returned from England with a bag of polo sticks
and balls at a time when the sport was hardly a decade old.
PRINCE Charles will put away his polo sticks
in June - to take his soccer-mad youngest son to the World Cup.
As polo was at that stage unknown in Europe, the polo sticks
were transformed into batons or staves which, together with swords, cups and coins, are still the traditional suit marks of Italian and Spanish cards.
It seems strange that wood from the familiar Fraxinus excelsior is used for making everything from sporting equipment, like hockey sticks, oars, paddles, rudders, billiard cues, cricket stumps, and polo sticks
, to policemen's truncheons.
As kids, I would watch them knocking balls around with cut-down polo sticks