The Evolution of Polo by Horace A. Laffaye

By Horace A. Laffaye

Tracing the evolution of Polo from its origins in imperative Asia to its present manifestation as a certified recreation that draws prosperous sponsors and consumers, this sociological research examines how polo has replaced in line with the industrial and cultural ameliorations of the countries and continents the place it really is performed. such as 4 precept sections, The Tribesmen, The Aristocrats, The Amateurs, and the pros, this examine appears holistically on the number of ways in which polo impacts and is encouraged by means of the peoples that perform it. 100 old and glossy pictures are incorporated.

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The Evolution of Polo

Tracing the evolution of Polo from its origins in vital Asia to its present manifestation as a qualified activity that pulls filthy rich sponsors and buyers, this sociological learn examines how polo has replaced in keeping with the industrial and cultural ameliorations of the countries and continents the place it truly is performed.

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Let us remember that Pau was a provincial town in the Bearn, the proud birthplace of Henri IV, one of the great rulers of France. The author’s father grew up in Pau in the 1890s and the children were educated at the local lycée and at the Ursuline Sisters’ school. The family’s petit hotel was on the Place Albert Premier, in the heart of the Quartier Anglais. In spite of having a French-born father and the family’s verbal facility with the local patois, they were considered foreigners. ”45 Polo continued at Pau through the early 20th century; after 1902, there was another ground in Jurançon, across the river on the Bourda field.

Therefore, his recommendation is that, if charge you must, do not do it at a 90-degree angle. 32 4. The British Carry the Flag 33 D’Acosta ends his letter wishing “A Gaucho” good luck in his endeavor to launch the game in Buenos Aires and suggests as an essential ingredient for the players an ample stock of brandy and soda. After these salvos of correspondence, there is not a word about polo in Argentina until a notice appears in the 19 September 1872 issue of The Standard, the British community newspaper.

And their brotherin-law, Edward Kenyon Stow. In 1894, playing with the Earl of Harrington, then in his fiftieth year, Sussex was defeated 4–3 in the Hurlingham Champion Cup final. The Peats’ ponies had been trained to be changed every time the ball went out of play, when time out was called 3. The European Journey 25 for one minute. When the rule was modified that year, their ponies could not keep up the pace and Sussex lost in overtime to the Freebooters, among whom was their old teammate Gerald Hardy, who scored the seventh and winning tally.

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