polo pony



a small, swift, agile horse specially trained for use in polo.

Origin of polo pony

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for polo pony

Historical Examples of polo pony

  • He was a broncho with disreputable manners; now he is a polo-pony with a neat tail.

    The Imitator

    Percival Pollard

  • It is as though a polo-pony, breaking loose, ran out to learn the game alone.'


    Rudyard Kipling

  • I lent him the Jamaica polo-pony one day and it ran away with him and flung him off in the middle of a ford.

    Wounds in the rain

    Stephen Crane