Last year Orchard Hill lost the final of the CV Whitney Cup to Valiente; this year, Steve van Andel’s foursome had another shot at winning the trophy. Orchard Hill defeated Alegria 16 goals to 13 to win the first tournament of the American Triple Crown. The final was played at Palm Beach International Polo Club on Sunday afternoon. Read more
The 18 goal tournament continues in Dubai
The league matches of The Julius Baer Gold Cup continued over the weekend at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
On Saturday, Rashid Al Habtoor’s Mahra (Guy Gibrat, Joaquin Pittaluga and Nacho Gonzalez) led from the start in their match against the Edrees side (Sultan Edrees, Pablo llorente, Juan Ruiz Guinazu and Pierre Henri N’Goumou). Read more
Two horse polo posts believed to have been built by medieval kings in India have been demolished, it has been reported.
The goal markers have stood on vacant land near the centre of the city of Bidar for centuries, and were considered part of the region’s rich cultural history. Read more
Palm Beach Gardens is known for its famous equestrian community Caloosa! This unique property nestled on 5 acres provides the room for entertainment along with the comfort of having your horses in your backyard. Click the link below to see the full listing! Read more
18 goal tournament at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club is well underway
The 2015 Julius Baer Gold Cup began on Monday 23 February with a surprise for polo spectators. Ghantoot Polo (Nasser Al Shamsi (1), Felipe Llorente (3), Hugo Barabucci (6) and Ale Muzzio (8)), fresh from their successful campaign in The McLaren Cup earlier in the month, suffered a close defeat against Bin Drai Polo (Saeed Bin Drai (0), Agustin Canale (6), Manolo Fernandez-Llorente (6) and Raul Laplacette (6)). Saeed Bin Drai’s team overcame their opposition 6 goals to 5 Read more
After nine tied scores and five lead changes, Facundo Sola broke loose to score the winning goal in overtime as Las Monjitas (Segundo Merlos, Facundo Sola, Eduardo Novillo Astrada and Sebastian Merlos) defeated a talented FlexJet team (Melissa Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Miguel Novillo Astrada and Nic Roldan) in the semifinals of the Les Armour Cup Thursday morning at the International Polo Club. Read more
n the action-packed world of professional polo, such are the renowned skills of Argentine players that those who play for overseas clubs are called “hired assassins”. Read more
Polo is a physically demanding sport for riders and horses alike, especially at the professional level. One California-based company offers a unique and powerful solution for alleviating pain in horses.
Headquartered in San Diego, LifeWave is a health technology firm that has developed a patented, non-transdermal patch technology. One such patch is called AcuLife, and provides safe and natural pain relief for horses.
How exactly does it work? Much like humans, horses have various pressure points throughout their bodies. AcuLife gently stimulates these points on the skin, improving the body’s energy flow to naturally relieve aches and pains. It’s also important to note that no drugs, stimulants, magnets or needles are used or enter the body during this process. And no prescription is necessary. Read more
Next stop in the tour calendar is Bad Gastein, Salzberg
The next event in the diary following England’s success in Seefeld, is Bad Gastein, currently 600 cubic meters of snow are being moved from the Red Bull Playstreet for the tournament this weekend. Read more
Black Eagles and Gaucho win a game each
The Arena Gold Cup is underway at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club with the first two games completed on Saturday 21 February. Read more
Xaver Walser, the Swiss-South African filmmaker, brings polo to small screen after charting the Snow Polo World Cup Read more
Horses traveling through the new, state-of-the-art animal handling facility coming to JFK Airport in New York will have access to day-lit stalls, 24-hour veterinary care, and a departures lounge—because who doesn’t appreciate a plush couch and some Scotch on the rocks before takeoff? Read more
Rashid Albwardy & Alan Meeker’s team battle opposition & sandstorm to clinch title Read more
The opening round of play in the 2015 C. V. Whitney Cup got underway on Friday morning at the International Polo Club with four 26-goal games fielding all eight teams in this year’s competition. Read more
BG Vero Beach Polo Club is hosting Special Equestrians, its annual Pony Up fundraiser on Saturday February 21 at 5pm Read more