Polo is a group activity played on horseback. The goal is to score objectives against a restricting group. Players score by driving a little white plastic or wooden ball into the restricting group’s objective utilizing a since quite a while ago took care of hammer. The customary game of polo is played on a grass field up to 300 by 160 yards (270 by 150 m). Every polo group comprises of four riders and their mounts. Field polo is played with a strong plastic circle (ball) which has supplanted the wooden variant of the ball in a significant part of the game. In coliseum polo, just three players are required per group and the diversion more often than not includes all the more moving and shorter plays at lower speeds because of space impediments of the stadium. Stadium polo is played with a little air-filled ball, like a little football. The cutting edge diversion keeps going about two hours and is partitioned into periods called chukkas (at times rendered as “chukkers”). Polo is played professionally in 16 nations. It was some time ago an Olympic game.


Polo started in Southern or Central Asia, undoubtedly in Iran (Persia). Its development is dated differently from the sixth century BC to the first century AD. Persian Emperor Shapur II figured out how to play polo when he was seven years of age in 316 AD. The amusement was found out by the neighboring Byzantine Empire at an very starting stage, the Byzantine name for polo) was worked by sovereign Theodosius II (r. 408–450) inside the Great Palace of Constantinople.[8] Emperor Basil I (r. 867–886) exceeded expectations at it; Emperor Alexander (r. 912–913) kicked the bucket from weariness while playing and John I of Trebizond (r. 1235–1238) kicked the bucket from a lethal harm amid a game.[9] Naqsh-i Jahan Square in Isfahan is a polo field which was worked by ruler Abbas I in the seventeenth century.

Qutubuddin Aibak, the Turkic slave from Central Asia who later turned into the king of delhi in Northern India,he ruled as king for 4 years from 1206 to 1210, however passed on coincidentally in 1210. While he was playing a session of polo on horseback (likewise called chougan in Persia), his stallion fell and Aibak was skewered on the knob of his seat. He was covered close to the Anarkali bazaar in Lahore (in current Pakistan). Aibak’s child Aram passed on in 1211 CE so Shams-ud-clamor Iltutmish, another ex-slave of Turkic family line who was hitched to Aibak’s little girl, succeeded him as Sultan of Delhi.

After the Muslim triumphs to the Ayyubid and Mameluke traditions of Egypt and the Levant, whose elites favored it most importantly different games. Outstanding sultans, for example, Saladin and Baybars were known not it and energize it in their court. Polo sticks were elements on the Mameluke antecedent to advanced playing cards.


Every group comprises of four mounted players, which can be blended groups of both men and ladies.

Every position relegated to a player has certain obligations:

Number One is the most offense-situated position on the field. The Number One position for the most part covers the restricting group’s Number Four.

Number Two has a critical part in offense, either going through and scoring themselves, or going to the Number One and getting in behind them. Protectively, they will cover the contradicting group’s Number Three, for the most part the other group’s best player. Given the trouble of this position, it is not remarkable for the best player on the group to play Number Two inasmuch as another solid player is accessible to play Three.

Number Three is the strategic pioneer and should be a long capable hitter to bolster balls to Number Two and Number One and additionally keeping up a strong protection. The best player on the group is normally the Number Three player, for the most part wielding the most elevated impediment.

Number Four is the essential protection player. They can move anyplace on the field, however they generally attempt to forestall scoring. The accentuation on guard by the Number Four permits the Number Three to endeavor more hostile plays, since they realize that they will be secured in the event that they lose the ball.

Polo must be played right-given.

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