Polo, once princes pastime, is today practised by professional players all over the world. Few people could equal Susan Barrantes as regards the knowledge of this sport. Married to Hector Barrantes, outstanding polo player of his generation, she had a direct contact with such a fascinating world for many years.
Through her texts, she narrates the evolution of polo practices in Asia, Europe and the Americas, focusing especially on Argentina, source of the best players and ponies in the world. She further reveals the valuable anonymous work that helps support glamorous polo. A prologue by HRH Prince of Wales precedes Juan Carlos Harriot s introduction.
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Susan Barrantes was born in England, she learned from childhood the secrets of horse breeding at her parents properties in that country and Ireland. Later on she settled in Argentina, where she became one of the most respected referees in the polo world. After the death of her husband, Hector Barrantes, she divided her time between Buenos Aires and his ranch El Pucara, where she continued raising exceptional petisos (ponies) for various teams from Argentina and abroad. She died in a car accident in 1997.
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Descripción Zagier & Urruty Pubns, 2012. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P119879528085
Descripción Zagier & Urruty Pubns, 2012. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX9879528085