Friday 3rd February 2023

Getting To Know Polo

If you’re interested in getting involved with Scottish Student Polo, find out everything you need to know here!

Key Information


Polo is a team sport that is played on horseback. The objective of the game is to score goals by hitting a small ball into the opposing team’s goal using long-handled mallets. The game is typically played on a large grass field, and each team consists of four players.

Governing bodyHurlingham Polo Association 

If you’re interested in polo, the below institutions are some of which have student polo teams.

  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Stirling




  • Polo League matches 4 times a year