It is with great regret that we have to inform our readers that Major Iain Forbes Cockell passed away in his sleep at age 65. He was popularly known as The Major . Polo was in his blood and he had been playing polo since 1970. He had been working in the sport of polo since 1999 and was a Hurlingham Polo Association’s Quailified Instructor. He was a regular at the Polo Grounds all over the world and has contributed greatly to the world of polo.
He provided polo instruction to individuals and corporate clients, wrote articles and match reports for PQ magazine and PoloLine website. He also assisted the England International Polo Team coach run his business and assisted coaching teams and provision of instruction to people learning how to play polo.
He graduated from the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst. A man who was compassionate with a zest for life and enjoyed giving polo lessons to whoever wanted to learn. He leaves behind 2 daughters, 1 sister and 1 brother with their respective families. RIP MAJOR !!