As polo season kicks into high gear at International Polo Club Palm Beach, we present this curated insider’s guide to the Sport of Kings.
When we encounter a new social situation, there is the temptation to boldly dive in. While fearless in theory, the results can range from less than stellar to epic fail. Society may not always reveal its final scores, but it clearly deducts points for a disruptive splash.
True social chameleons understand seamless adaptation to situations is dependent on knowledge of the subject. When this is inherently lacking, preemptive studying generates higher marks.
With this in mind, we offer the quintessential polo primer—a cram session of all things polo so you can execute a flawless entry into the Sport of Kings.
Need help following the game? We break down the rules of polo, complete with a glossary of terms that are a must know.
Dress the part and know thy roots with our guide to high-goal dress code and the traditions of the game.
Get the scoop on who to watch with our guide of ten-goalers taking the pitch.
Tradition doesn’t stop on the polo pitch. Here, we offer a few of the traditional libations found around the grandstands and the tailgate party.