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Ask Clément Delfosse : Do you think that the polo is a more and more accessible sport?

Ask Clément Delfosse : Do you think that the polo is a more and more accessible sport?
Where I board is the polo club of our city so yeah... not prior to boarding there I didn't feel that way.
I live in Cowdray so polo is all around me but I would certainly say that it is more accessible. I know people who aren't very well off who play, it just depends how much they are willing to sacrifice!
Hello Jack,

It is true that from outside people see the polo as something very elitist but it is not really that.

I come from an average social background and I was not meant to play polo ...

My father, agent EDF in Aix en Provence, saw "sunday riders" playing in a badly cut field. At the "polo" among them a butcher, a garage, a nightclub manager, a peasant (it was there more than 30 years) ... Then he said "ok I want to test". Then he traded his car for a horse and started it ... They played with old bombs, roller knee pads, and old pakistani mallets ...

All this to say that polo is a bit like everything, you have to meet the right people at the right time. You can play polo with little money by becoming friends with others...

You will find many stories like this one in polo and a great social mix that shares the same passion :)

Clément