About Us

The Jaipur Polo and Riding Club is a polo resort facility which was founded by Colonel K.S. Garcha, who is now a patron, but was one of India’s foremost polo players, as well as the former coach of the Indian National Polo Team. Colonel Garcha captained the Indian Polo Team on several occasions back in the day and was awarded the coveted Arjuna Award, India’s highest accolade for outstanding sportsmen. Colonel  Garcha has also played and represented India internationally from the 70’s to the 90’s. He has won the ‘Indian Open National Championship’ (20 goals) for a record of 13 times – the oldest and most coveted prize in Indian Polo – a trophy that’s over 100 years old!  He has traveled extensively and played in almost 25 countries across the world.

Jaipur Polo

Modern day polo credits India as the birthplace for the sport as it was in Manipur, India, that the sport was introduced to the Western civilization in the 19th century. Today, Indian polo has evolved much since the times of Babar, the founder of the Mughal royalty, in the 15th century, who popularized the sport.…

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Polo in India

The origin of ancient polo is debatable, with several countries including Persia and China, laying claim to this aristocratic game of prowess and skilled horsemanship. Known by several local names in different countries – Chaughan (Persian), Da-Kyu (Japanese), Khis-Kouhou (Russian), Djerid (Turkish), and Sagol Kangjei (Indian). However, the origin of the modern name of ‘polo’…

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Jaipur City

Jaipur is known for its rich culture. Individuals here are known for their warm and friendly nature. They want to dress in vibrant attires clubbed with delightfully carved gems. If you want to know more about the city's craft and culture then a visit to the Jawahar Kala Kendra and Ravindra Manch is an absolute…

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