POLO & HORSEBALL
Polo and horseball are two really exciting sporting events where horses must deliver a top performance. With the right cooling, you can provide optimum recovery to your horse
Polo is one of the oldest team sports in the world. Its roots go back to 370 BC, there is evidence that the sport was played in Persia. Lately, polo has enjoyed a tremendous increase in popularity. This is perhaps due to the fact that polo, like no other sport, connects the comrade horse with a fast-paced and team-oriented game.
Horse ball for the layman is a combination of handball and basketball on a horse. Horseball is also very much an aggressive team sport.
Inspired by traditional riding games and the Pato of South America, this game further developed in France. It is a fast sport which requires good riding capabilities some acrobatic manoeuvres and quick reactions. For some years now, horseball has been played in Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Austria, and Spain.
Whether you want to support the agile polo-ponies and horseball horses in a preventative capacity, treat an acute or abating injury, or treat your leisure partner horse with a soothing wellness chill-out: Cold therapy with emcools HypoCarbon® technology is a wonderful solution. Polo and horseball riders can also enjoy a quick cooling from the pads during their breaks.
Although it has been proven that cryotherapy achieves very good treatment results in both humans and horses, this effective treatment is still underused in equestrian sports. Cryotherapy used on a regular basis is a simple way to keep the horse fresh, fit and healthy.
Areas of application for efficient emcools HypoCarbon® Cryotherapy for the horse:
- For faster recovery of the equine athlete
- For acute and old injuries
- As a therapeutic application
- Prevention of heat stroke
- As a wellness chill-out for our partner “the horse”
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