Part two of ‘Around the World in search of polo’ features highlights of tournaments to be played from May to August 2015. Opening play are some key matches in all polo calendars as the high goal season starts in the UK, with games in the Spanish Sotogrande sun hot on their heels in August.
A new year brings with it not only New Year’s Resolutions but also new polo tournaments and seasons around the World, with a variety of destinations holding matches in the upcoming weeks of January 2015, from high goal in Florida to snow polo on the lakes of St. Moritz, there is something for everyone who fancies a trip with polo to spectate included on the itinerary.
Following on from the 2014 event the Polo Instructors' and Players' Association (PIPA) have made their Snow Polo Championship Tour even bigger and better for their second year.
The oldest and most prestigious polo tournament in New Zealand is soon to get underway with 24 teams entered across four handicap levels. The Mackenzie Salver -5 – 0 goal has six teams whilst The Riddiford and Levin Cup 2 – 3 goal, which was first introduced in 1928 as a junior section, has nine teams including British 1 goaler Will Brasher.
Polo For A Purpose is hosting a charity match Jan. 19 at the International Polo Club, 3667 120th Ave. S. in Wellington, to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Carlucho Arellano showed streaks of greatness Friday afternoon as he scored nine goals in leading Traviseo (Lucas Arellano, Teo Calle, Juancito Bollini and Carlucho Arellano) to a 13-10 win over Odosan (Joe Chai, Ricky Mershad, Juan Redlich and Juaquin Panelo) in the opening game of the 2015 8-goal Aspen Valley Cup at the Grand Champions Polo Club Friday afternoon.
TRIPLE ACTION AT JOE BARRY CUP SUNDAY POLO IN PALM BEACH Villa Del Lago and Orchard Hill remain unbeaten, Flight Options wins debut
Federation of International Polo's new president, Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers, reveals his six-point plan after taking over the helm of world governing body
SOUTH HAMILTON — Note to aspiring sportswriters: When your editor casually asks if you can ride a horse, think before you answer. Caught off-guard by the question, I blurted out, “Yeah, I can ride.” Technically it was true, though it had been more than 20 years since I’d gone horseback riding.
Lucchese (John Muse, Andres Weisz, Magoo Laprida and Nico Pieres)and CT Energia (Alessandro Bazzoni, Kris Kampsen, Joao Paulo Ganon and Nick Manifold) battled to a 6-6 halftime tie before Lucchese edged their way into the lead and a 13-11 win as competition continued in the 2015 Joe Barry Memorial Cup at the International Polo Club Saturday morning.