The Sport of Kings

The Sport of Kings

Affluence Black Polo is one of the finest luxury polo events in KZN South Africa, with a combination of Fashion, Supercars, live entertainment, and finest in French Champagne and high-end alcohol brands.

Polo has been called “the sport of kings”,[4] and has become a spectator sport for equestrians and high society, often supported by sponsorship. The concept of the game and its variants date back from the 6th century BC to the 1st century AD, originated from equestrian games played by nomadic Iranian and Turkic peoples.[5] The sport was at first a training game for Persian cavalry units, usually the royal guard or other elite troops.[6] A notable example is Saladin, who was known for being a skilled polo player which contributed to his cavalry training.[7][8] It is now popular around the world, with well over 100 member countries in the Federation of International Poloplayed professionally in 16 countries, and was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1936.

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