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13 Lies All Polo Players Have Told Themselves

We’re all human. Sometimes, we just need to tell ourselves a little white lie (or 13) to get through the day, the match, the chukker, the overwhelming anxiety during a penalty shot. Don’t worry, we’ve all done it.

1. “I can make that shot.”

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2. “I can play this horse with a 49 mallet.”

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3. “There’s no time to adjust my stirrups between chukkers, they’re fine like this!”

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4. “That’s not going to bruise tomorrow.”

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Ouch?

5.  “That wrap will hold on its own.”

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(Via horseandrider.com)

6. “I can totally afford one more lesson this week.”

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(Via thephpfactory.com)

7. “That ball is in.”

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(Via giphy.com)

8. “He’ll stop if I fall off mid-match.”

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9. “That’s my line!”

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10. “I don’t need to shower after the last chukker, I can go straight out.”

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(Via hypable.com)

11. “I know how to tie tails.”

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12. “I can tell all the polo ponies apart.”

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13. “Someday I’ll be just as good as Cambiaso.”

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