Hopped up on Polo

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Polo at Hoppegarten, including some shots of the overgrown steeplechase course that time forgot. Beautiful beautiful Hoppegarten! I’m not a very good photographer and tried to snatch some shots by focusing on the spotty pony playing in the last chukka, with mixed results. The polo pony of the tournament is shown grazing in the last shot.

Published by Susanna Forrest

Writer Amazons of Paris, The Age of the Horse and If Wishes Were Horses.

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  1. Love polo! (Though many players could use equitation and horsemanship lessons every once in awhile). Will certainly visit this field the next time I am in the area.

    I love the spotted pony in your photos, as well as the tongue sticking out of one. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Yes, there was one rider in particular who was so bad he nearly brought his horse down. Given that the week before, another polo pony broke a leg in a similar incident, I winced.
    Love the spots!

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