HORSE IN SPORT: POLO
This installment presents a portrait of polo, including background on the sport, the breaking and training of ponies, the skill of the players and views of the game. Dating back to about 600 B.C., the sport of Polo today is for the sport jet-setters and professionals - marked by skill, speed and commitment. With the help of top players Julian Hipwood, Tommy Wayman and Gonzales Pieres the film compares the game in England, U.S.A. and Argentina. Claire Tomlinson, a top class woman player, gives details on how to keep the huge string of ponies needed throughout the season. Slow-motion film showcases the grace of man and horse as players from England, the U.S. and Argentina compete.
This video is part of the "Horse in Sport" Series recognizably the finest documentary series ever produced about horses and horse people; the seven equestrian disciplines represented in this acclaimed series each stand alone in their spectacular photography, music and narration. No equestrian library would be complete without this timeless collection.
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