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Irish Polo Foundation Scheme Offers New Pathways for Ex-racehorses

The Irish Polo Foundation (“IPF”) have announced plans to scale up their ‘Irish Thoroughbred Programme’, a pilot scheme that aims to increase the number of polo horses in Ireland to progress the development of the game and the wider industry. The overarching role of the Irish Polo Foundation is to raise funds to assist with

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Meet Siobhan Herbst at Polo Wicklow

Siobhan Herbst runs Polo Wicklow   “Traditionally the Thoroughbred has been used for many years for polo, many of them coming from the track. If you look back at the ‘Argentine Polo’ breed you will see that all the bloodlines originate from the thoroughbred.” How long have you been involved in retraining racehorses for polo

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Polo provides opportunity for Irish racehorse trainers

Siobhán Herbst creates equine firm to supply alternative to dear Argentine bloodstock Irish Times, Mon, Aug 13, 2018, 05:36 Dominic Coyle Irish international polo player Siobhán Herbst (astride horse) with colleague April Kent: Ms Herbst is running what she says is Ireland’s largest polo event, for charity, in Phoenix Park.   Irish racehorses are being

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