Port Mayaca Polo Club, located in Okeechobee, Florida, hosted their annual holiday tournament renamed the Stephen Orthwein Memorial Family Cup, December 27-31. In a competitive final, Traveller’s Rest and Horseware faced off, Hugo Lloret trading goals with the entire Traveller’s Rest team. A strong first half gave Horseware a 5-3.5 lead. Barry Finnegan, who was later named Most Valuable Player, added a superb field goal to the board to give Horseware a 2.5 goal lead moving into the final chukker. Traveller’s Rest attacked goal the entire last chukker, managing to put one more through the uprights. Horseware secured the title with a final score of 7-5.5. Best Playing Pony was presented to Robert Orthwein’s Cora who was started by Steve Orthwein Sr.

Best Playing Pony was presented to Robert Orthwein's Cora.
Best Playing Pony was presented to Robert Orthwein’s Cora.
Stephen Orthwein Memorial Family Cup Champions: Horseware – (L to R) Barry Finnegan, Hugo Lloret, Tom MacGuiness, Segundo Merlos.

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