Muhammad Babangida is a skilled player of polo. He is a member of the Kaduna Polo Club. Polo is another of his principal hobbies, together with the previously mentioned reading. He is a leader in this current generation of young polo players. The Kaduna Polo Club has its headquarters in Kaduna, Nigeria. The Kaduna Polo Club is associated with the Nigerian Polo Association.
In addition, Muhammad Babangida has a record of play with the El-Amin Polo Team. He founded this team in October 1995. In 2013, the El-Amin Polo Team achieved their 13th IBB Cup.