It was 75 years ago when Polo was played all over Long Island, New York . Back then, wealthy families like the Vanderbilt’s and Whitney’s dominated the game. Hollywood stars like Spencer Tracy and Walt Disney were avid players. To understand how the game is played, there are 4 players against 4 players. You play different periods called Chuck's that are 7 minutes long. The object is to hit the ball through the opposing team’s goal post. It all takes place on the largest field in sports; big enough to fit 9 football fields.
The rules are that you have to use your right hand to play or hit the ball and your left hand to control the horse. The horses go as fast as 35 miles per hour and usually last about 3 to 4 minutes before they have to be swapped out for a fresh horse. Nacho has some of the best horses in the game. His horses have to be able to make complete turns quickly and stop on a dime quickly.