Why is Argentina considered the Polo Capital of the world?

There are over 3,000 registered polo players in Argentina, more than ten times more than US and UK for a start. There are many thousands of grooms who specifically care for horses. Polo, or “The Sport of Kings,” as it is often referred to, is frequently thought of as something that extremely wealthy people do for fun. And it is. However, Argentina is more affordable than most countries, and it is played at a higher standard than anywhere else.  Argentina has the world’s best polo team and has not…

At the Argentine Open Polo, the wealthy rub shoulders with ordinary mortals

“It’s a very aggressive game, isn’t it?” The American tourist sitting in front of me sounds horrified. Hardly surprising, really – we’ve just watched a man tumble to the ground with an almighty thud from a galloping horse. But there’s not a second to spare during the semi-finals of the 125th Argentine Open Polo tournament; play doesn’t halt for a moment. The world’s top players are all here, battling it out on the hallowed turf of the Campo Argentino de Polo…
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