The New Kings of Polo

Take eleven minutes out of your life to watch this short ESPN documentary on how a teenager from a deprived, crime-riddled West Philadelphia neighbourhood ended up being the US national schools polo champion and being asked to play for the Cornell University team. Ignore the trailer for the Hollywood film that bookends it and is made to look entirely ridiculous by the true story. Thanks to Tanya for spotting this, and here’s an earlier post on Work to Ride, the organisation that put Kareem Rosser on the path to greatness. Horses are good for kids…

Published by Susanna Forrest

Author of The Age of the Horse: an Equine Journey Through Human History and If Wishes Were Horses: A Memoir of Equine Obsession.

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