Springtime in Palm Beach is Polo Season and there's no better time of year to visit this legendary destination on Florida's East Coast. While there's no shortage of things to do in Palm Beach, polo is a highlight that’s not to be missed.
According to the U.S. Polo Association, polo is one of the oldest team sports and represents an "exhilarating combination of horsepower, athleticism and control." In outdoor polo, two teams compete on a grass field and score points by using a mallet to drive a ball between the opposing team's goal post while riding a 1000+ pound horse (aka polo pony) at a speed of up to 35 miles per hour. The game is predicated on a set group of long-established rules t