Every polo player needs between 4 and 8 horses.
One polo field is as large as nine football fields
Polo was originally invented as a cavalry training exercise
Periods in polo are called chukkers and there are six of them
At halftime of a polo match, spectators are invited onto the field for a ‘divot stomp.’
You can only use your right hand in polo.
Will Rogers, Clark Gable, Walt Disney and Winston Churchill have all played polo.
The Eldorado Polo Club in Indio, Calif., is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. From January until the beginning of April there are two polo matches at the club every Sunday, one at noon and the second at 2 p.m. These photos are from a recent Sunday at Eldorado.