By Carma Henry

Many students stand in line to ask questions about polo after Yunghanns' motivational and interactive speech.

Many students stand in line to ask questions about polo after Yunghanns’ motivational and interactive speech.

Horses Give Hope Education Foundation educates students about the Elitist Sport of Polo

Submitted by Ursula Russell, RN

Peter Yunghanns III, CEO and Founder of Horses Give Hope Education Foundation, has been traveling around the state of Florida, educating young people about the sport of polo and the importance of working with horses and using horses for therapeutic purposes.

When working with the students one of Mr. Yunghanns’ favorite questions to ask the Students is “how many of you have ever been to a polo game?” However, no one raises a hand. Then he might ask a question along the lines of, “how many of you know what the sport of polo is?” One hand out of about 30 students’ hands might go up. After a brief explanation from the student, Yunghanns explains that polo is the oldest existing organized sport in the world. He further explains that Polo is a team sport played on horseback, and the objective is to score goals against an opposing team.

Yunghanns explains to the students that he has been riding horses and playing the sport of polo since before the …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette