Welcome to the Horse Venture Polo Association! We're so glad that you have stopped by and are hopefully considering joining the HVPA. There are many benefits that you will gain from joining, and we hope that you will take a few minutes out of your busy day to read about them. To navigate around the site, please click on the links above. The HVPA is in no way real. It is part of a game called Horse Venture.
A thrill to watch, but yet so simple of a game that
takes a lot of skill. The sport of polo has been
played since the mid to late 1800’s, and originated in
England. The greatest era of the sport of polo was
during the first and second world wars. About half of
the registered members in polo were military players.
A team of four horses and riders play six,
seven-minute breathtaking periods or chukkers. The
less competitive players bring at least two horses to
take turns competing on. But in the championships the
top players will bring at least six, if not more,
horses to compete on. Why? Because the, well-fitted,
horses will keep going for about two to three miles
The players, and even the horses, need to have great
anticipation, maybe even a sixth sense, to compete in
the sport of polo; seems how there’s few set plays in
the sport. While competing you have to watch out for
other players because it is allowed for a player to
hook an opponent’s mullet, push him off the line, bump
him with his horse and even steal the ball.
The great sport of polo is right here in Horse
Venture! The Horse Venture Polo Association is hoping
that you will sign up and compete in our monthly
competitions. This is the new era of polo. So come
enjoy the sport where man and horse take fierce
determination, agility, gracious sportsmanship and an
inseparable bond and put them together to make an
unforgettable experience in the world of equestrian
The HVPA will hold polo meets every week and a polo show every month. Each horse on the winning polo team at polo meets receives 8 points, and each horse on the winning polo team at a show receives 15 points. The meets and shows are free once you purchase a year registration for yourself and your horses.
There will be four horses per team. You are welcome to register as many horses as you want, but for now, you can only "ride" two horses per meet or show. You are more than welcome to hire members that don't have any horses trained in polo to ride your other horses. However, all riders must be registered members.
There is no need to enter yourself in every polo meet and show - each team will automatically be entered. If you would like to rotate one of your horses not currently on a team in for one of your horses on the team, then all you need to do is reply to the thread on the show section of the message board and I will change that on the post as well as on the website.
All horses two years of age and older that are trained in polo are eligible to register with the HVPA and enter to meets and shows.
You are responsible for rotating any pregnant mares or injured horses out of the meets and shows! The HVPA will not be held responsible for pregnant or injured horses competing in the polo meets and shows!
I'm so glad that you have decided to register your horses with the HVPA! The membership fee for a rider is a one time fee of $2,000. The membership fee for a horse is a yearly fee of $2,000. All shows and meets are held free of cost for the members.
Before you go any further in the registration process, please make sure you go and read the How the HVPA Works section, if you haven't already. That section contains important information about how the HVPA works.
Please e-mail Jessica (firstname.lastname@example.org) or post a message in the general section of the message board with the following information to join the HVPA.
Your horse(s)' name(s)
That's it! I will be in contact with you shortly about team placements.