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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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We describe 4 cases of rhinosporidiosis in polo ponies imported into the United Kingdom from Argentina and kept in different locations.
Polo ponies, barrel racers and dressage entrants will also be in full cry at the championships.
Their union leader, Tony Woodley, of TGWU, says: "While bankers are splashing out on second homes, cars and polo ponies with their multi-million pound bonuses, cleaners are being squeezed by staff cutbacks.
The equestrian facility has five fields and 80 trained polo ponies.
Packer, 68, owned the best team of polo ponies in Australia and had been a keen player.
Romanians of newly acquired means could come here and see their small-screen dreams come to life, ride polo ponies, even fire off a gun or two.
TEAMING UP: Royal Leamington Spa Polo Club hospitality director manager, Nigel Langstone, and Carrick Group co-founder, Sally Carrick, with one of the polo ponies
She is quite a good rider and her family breed polo ponies.
Susan and her husband, Bobby Kohler, a horse trainer and player for 30 years, own a ranch southwest of Castle Rock where Kohler trains as many as 15 polo ponies at a time.
He maintained a stable of eight polo ponies in Rome where he lived most of his life.