There are six players in a polo match.

They play for four to eight periods called chukkas. Each chukka last for 7 minutes.

A player may use there mallet to block or interfere with an degree angle and at the horse’s shoulder.

A penalty foul is awarded when a player commits any defenders and is fouled from behind.

The outdoor polo field is 300 yards long and 160 yards wide.

They use a White plastic ball that's  about 3 inches long. They wear brown leather boots. They also use a helmet that has a face guard. They wear gloves to protect there hands from friction. Knee guards to protect them from checks and bumps. They use a mallet that's about 50 inches.

Polo in Argentina has world tournaments, International Clubs, Olympics, and they even have polo for Juniors.  

Polo changed from its origination by, the number and length of chukkers in a polo match. Equipment became A lot more protective Scoring was adjusted to allow fractional points for penalties.


Citations 



  • Info: "Polo Field." Polo Field. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.

  • Info: "History of Polo." History of Polo. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.


  • Map: "Google Maps." Google Maps. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.


  • Picture "Alejandro Muzzio." PoloLine. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2016.


  • Video: https://youtu.be/nxyENrsY4mo




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