Photographer's Note

Polo is an equestrian sport with its origin embedded in Central Asia dating back to 6th century BC. Passion for Polo will be the highest on the world’s highest Polo ground "named as SHANDUR" 3,734 meters from sea level. Polo was introduced in South Asia, by the Muslim conquerors in the 13th century. English word ‘Polo” is in fact a Balti word meaning, “ball”. In ancient times, there was no limit to the number of players and no time limit. Whichever team scored nine goals first, became the winner. Today, there are six players to each side, but this is by no means a rule in local polo games. The game lasts for one hour with a ten-minute break. In the picture the player of Chitral team in red shirt lost the control of his his horse and crushed in to the boards. In Shandur they play a free style POLO. Critics WELCOMED
dehrti Puttar

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Dehrti Puttar (DehrtiPuttar01) Silver Workshop Editor [C: 1 W: 14 N: 0] (44)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-07-09
  • Categories: Event
  • Exposure: f/4
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-07-15 10:55
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