Bridgehampton Polo '08: Everything You Need To Know

by CLAIRE WILLETT · July 15, 2008

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    So you can put those Asprey binoculars to good use...

    Appealing: if a player thinks an opponent has incurred a foul, he will raise his mallet above his head

    Bump: when a player runs his steed into the flanks of his opponent's

    Check and turn: slow the pony enough to turn safely

    Chukker: a time period in a polo match, lasting 7.5 minutes. A bell (hooter) is rung at the end of each chukker and players switch horses.

    Divot-stomping: a half-time activity in which spectators replace divots (clumps of turf) made by horses hooves