It is the interplay of riders and their horses, the speed and sophistication in which the actors that make up the special appeal of polo play.
A team consists of 4 players. In Germany, as a rule, 4 sections of the game, so-called Chukker, are played with a net playing time of 7.30 min. What is confusing for the polo newcomer at first, the teams change sides after each goal. At the latest after each chukker the riders change their horse, in general the welfare of the horses is at the center of the rules of polo.
Detailed information can be found at the German POLO Association: https://www.dpv-poloverband.de/polo/der-sport