The History of Polo

by Read Listen Learn · Sport · Pre-Intermediate

Polo is a game that is thousands of years old. It probably came from Iran. The idea is to hit a ball with a long stick when you are riding a horse. In ancient times, it wasn’t a ball but the head of an enemy you had killed in wartime. The British made the game famous when they discovered it in India and many rich people still play today. But you must be rich because horses are not cheap (720 words).

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