A game of Eastern origin resembling field hockey, played on horseback with a long-handled mallet.
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- How can they be world champions at polo, play magnificent hockey, soccer and rugby?
- John's own interest is rugby but he is well able to appreciate a good game of polo.
- Used mainly as cavalry horses, the walers also excelled as mounts at polo, race meetings, and gymkhanas.
late 19th century: from Balti (a Tibetan language), 'ball'.