THE CLUB

The Club has, since its inception striven to encourage horse riding, equestrian sporting activities and of course the game of Polo. In this connection, it has been the culture of the club to host an NPA polo tournament yearly.

 

THE GAME

Polo is perhaps the oldest recorded team sport known in history. It is termed the “sport of Kings” others refer to it as the “king of sports”.

 

THE PLAYER

What gives polo its appeal to spectators and players alike is the terrific speed combined with body contact and dart like turns of the horses.

 

MEMBERSHIP

You get full access to the Club premises as well as access to other clubs that we are affiliated with.

 

THE FIELD

In other to provide a safe, fast playing surface, the playing field is carefully maintained with closely mowed turf.

Welcome to Port Harcourt Polo Club

We have been encouraging the game of Polo, Horse Riding and Equestrian sporting activities since1972

HISTORY OF POLO

The word “POLO” is derived from the Tibetan word “PULU” meaning “ball”. The precise origin of polo is obscure and undocumented, there is an ample evidence of the game’s regal place in the history of Asia. It is not certain where or when stick met ball after the horse was domesticated…

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THE ESSENTIALS OF POLO

Polo is a ball sport, played on horses. It has gained much popularity in recent times. Polo is perhaps the oldest recorded team sport known in history. It is termed the “sport of Kings” others refer to it as the “king of sports” As the name implies one may think polo is meant for kings alone…

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 RIDING TECHNIQUES

Horses are strong, physically, but emotionally vulnerable and so fragile. There is the utmost need to establish a cordial relationship with your horse and understand its various moods and temperament. Riding a horse is depends on the teamwork of horse and rider…

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