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Polo Match

 
Chrystal, me and a few friends went to a polo match this afternoon.  Let me tell you it is a different world.  Imagine all of those things you might normally associate with polo, affluent people, big hats, champagne, pretentiousness.   All of those things are there.  Despite those things it was a good time.  We came late and didn’t have to pay to get in.  Even so we still saw more than half the match.
 
The horses and their riders are pretty impressive.  The horses are very quick and can change direction very fast.  The mallet work is also impressive.  They swing those things around with a ton of force.  Not to mention they use the horses to bump each other out of the way trying to get the ball.  When the horses run down the near side line the sound of the horses hooves thundering by is sweet.

 

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