Entries by Debbie

Super Pink Arena Eventing 2019

What, Where, and When is Super Pink Arena Eventing 2019? Organised by LandS Eventing Ltd, Dallas Burston Polo Club will host the Super Pink Arena Eventing 2019 this Saturday, 20th April. The idea behind the fun event is for competitors to try something new, and to raise some money for a very worthy cause – cancer […]

Easter: Egg-citing Facts!

What Is Easter Sunday? Easter Sunday, this year held on 21st April, is less than two weeks away. A time of celebrating, feasting, sending time with family and enjoying new new beginnings, the springtime festival has become more and more commercialised over the years, but still retains many of the links to its traditional roots. […]

Walt Disney And The Sport Of Polo

Walt Disney And Playing Polo Walt Disney the creator of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and many other characters from our childhoods was, for a time in his life, utterly enthralled by the sport of polo. Though not a particularly sporty or athletic child, he came to polo later in life and thoroughly fell in love […]

Mother’s Day At The Millstone Hare

Mother’s Day With less than two weeks to go to the annual Mother’s Day celebrations, let’s take a look back at the origins of this festival, and provide any gift-less sons and daughters with a gentle nudge in the direction of celebrating your Mum on the 31st! Where did Mother’s Day Come From? The concept […]

Spring is Finally Here!

The Season Of Spring 2019 Wednesday 20th March will mark the first day of Spring. Thank goodness for that! Aside from the heatwave we had during the last week of February (which is already, sadly, disappearing into a hazy blur), it feels like it has been winter for, well, forever, and we are more than […]

Polo Versions – Not Just For Ponies!

Equine Polo is Not the Only Version of the Sport! Polo may be the oldest of equestrian sports, but it is not confined to the equestrian alone. Though not as popular or widespread as regular horse polo, there are many other fascinating polo versions, including camel, yak, elephant, bicycle and Segway polo…! Here’s the lowdown […]

Why Is Polo Played Right Hand Only?

The Game Of Polo Is Right Handed Approximately 10-12% of the world’s population are left handed. While many left-handed innovations have helped this group in society over the years, there are some activities which simply must be performed with the right hand, no matter one’s hand of dominance. The sport of polo is one of […]

Equine Flu – Important Information For Horse Owners

Equine Flu: The Lowdown British horse racing saw a six-day shutdown following the recent breakout of equine flu, identified last Thursday in three horses at the yard of Grand National-winning trainer Donald McCain in Cheshire. Following twenty three lost meetings over the near-week-long period, racing has confirmed to be recommenced on Wednesday 13th February. But […]