Festival of the Ages Kyoto 2013
Polo is a team sport played on horseback. A polo team consists of four riders and between 4 to 8 ponies per player. Polo ponies gallop at 30 mph 40 Kilometers per hour (km/h).
A polo ball travels at 110 miles per hour (mph) 177 Kilometers per hour (km/h)
Polo players must get their ponies in line with the ball at a gallop and either pass it ahead to a teammate, or hit the ball down the field and try for a goal.