February 2009 Blog Posts (7)

Vacation in Argentina this March and April!

Argentina has so much to offer, for everyone!

For those enthralled with the sport of polo, there is no better place in the world! Tour the best polo operations in the hot bed of polo, Pilar. Watch some of the hotly contested Argentina Polo Tour at Centauros and Ellerstina. Play on the fields of La Legua and Paul Pieres’ La Escondida.

For those not yet enthralled with polo, there is so much more that Argentina offers! Relax in the all encompassing luxury of La Escondida and… Continue

Added by Dylan Foster on February 27, 2009 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

Polo in Mexico - beach and polo all year round

We play polo in the jungle 11.5km inland from the beautiful Carribean beaches on a full grass field and a sand arena. I find myself in the best of both worlds here. We get many visitors from the cold north and always welcome our fellow polo players. We are only 15 minutes from Cancun's International Airport making this one of the easiest polo destinations to get to in the world. If you want to visit and play, take a class or even just stick and ball we can help you find accommodation and set up… Continue

Added by Catriona Brown on February 27, 2009 at 20:00 — No Comments

Brits Beat Americans in Westchester Cup

WELLINGTON, FL— It’s been a dozen years since England captured and played the Westchester Cup; but today, the Brits ensured the Tiffany’s $1 million plus sterling silver creation stays in England as the Queen’s team defeated the American 10-9 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach.

The 2009 revival of the Westchester Cup was played today to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the United States’ first win of this historic tournament in 1909, a win which turned the tide of polo and paved… Continue

Added by Linda Soper on February 22, 2009 at 2:13 — No Comments

New Website for Mexican Polo

I first came to the beautiful colonial town of San Miguel de Allende in the dead middle of Mexico some 6 years ago. And just like every other ex-pat (American or Canadian) I now have the same story. Within days I had fallen in love, and while some just stay, it took me 6 years to figure out how I could bring the sport and the work I love to the town that I'd lost my heart to. But here I am.

I've worked and played polo for nearly 10 years in Northern VA at a number of different clubs. I… Continue

Added by Lauren Thorpe Perez on February 16, 2009 at 14:43 — 3 Comments

Amazing Network this; this is great

This is fun. My former riding mate Renate's husband Volker is here on PCW. Finding out where everyone is - Ignacio and family. And Joan, whom I haven't yet met, in Clarksville MD (US). Pretty amazing! Thank you, everyone.

Added by Marian on February 10, 2009 at 18:30 — 1 Comment


Teaching a colt the right way, shortly after he is comfortable with being mounted and being ridden, will save you from having problems later.

Added by Manuel Sibaja on February 6, 2009 at 21:00 — No Comments


A young soul steeped in ancient wisdom described his love of the King's game to me this way...

" Polo is karma. I believe. Its also about a way of life. People notice the frills there is much more. Its dedication. It love. Its care and its passion. It rewarding and its teaching. Learning all along for ever. And its a great sorter. The shallow ones become players. Lucky ones become human. Horses teach a lot. Actually the best lessons of life if you think are learnt in quiet and… Continue

Added by Renee Sigel on February 5, 2009 at 17:30 — 2 Comments

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