May 2009 Blog Posts (13)

Polo in Houston, TX

I'm about to start riding again after a couple of years off. I had a great friend in Austin who lent me horses to ride / train on when I lived there. I'm fairly new to Houston and am looking for a similar deal here. If you know of anyone who I should contact, I would be very grateful if you could put me in touch. Thank you in advance!

Cheers, Marc.

Facebook: http://profile.to/marcsharpe/
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/sharpemarc

Added by Marc Sharpe on May 31, 2009 at 14:24 — No Comments

Cannes Coverage

This year was great, less crowded, higher quality. Where you there? Share your impressions, please!





Find more photos like this on Cannes… Continue

Added by Roy-M.Martens on May 29, 2009 at 7:09 — No Comments

ice bars..ice bars

Another manic week with no sign of the credit crunch. 2 ice bars being carved each 3m long plus various ice luges such as torsos and names.Must find time to relax!

Added by Jonathan Bolton on May 20, 2009 at 0:33 — No Comments

Season 2 for Me ... playing catch

So .. our season in the SFO bay area started on May 6th ... for this month i am playing on Wednesday evenings in the Arena .. but starting 1st June .. i will be playing Wed in Arena and Sunday on the Menlo Polo club grounds ... it should be a lot of fun!! .. looking forward to it ... for now i am trying hard to play catch with what i had learned and achieved in skills last season which was my first year .. The season was off from Oct 08 to May 09 and although i was riding but still i am trying… Continue

Added by Vineet Rajosi Sharma on May 19, 2009 at 22:11 — No Comments

Twelve Days to Go before the Tournament, rain just come down on the Polo Field..... What a lovely gift...

As people say God is with 2 types of people, 1) Pregnant Women 2) Polo People..... here we go again, the rain just come down, it will definately help ensure the tournament field at its best condition for the First ever charity Polo Tournament.... all going according to plan, very excited..... 5000 Chinese people gather around, watching..... such a cool thing, really need to thank all our hard working staffs on the site.

Added by Rachel Wyatt on May 16, 2009 at 14:31 — No Comments

Polo in Nigeria

I am now in Argentina again!

I came here to get my visa to Nigeria done.



During my stay, I took the opportunity of going to Carmelo, Uruguay, (very close to Buenos Aires) invited by Huberto Roviralta, who is helping organize and took me to see the Polo developments over there. It is very promissing!



I will be returning to Brazil on Wednesday and then prepare further for my trip to Nigeria at the end of the month. There will be… Continue

Added by Kristie Hanbury on May 10, 2009 at 5:36 — 1 Comment

EVENTFUL - South Beach Women's Polo Cup 2009





The first annual South Beach Women's Tournament was a 100% successful. We women played on Thursday April 30th just before the 16 goal Miami Beach World Cup. Polo Life did a fantastic job organizing an…

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Added by claudia hodari on May 6, 2009 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Beach Polo in Miami was a Sun-drenched Action-packed Blast of Cold Drinks, Great Food and Fun, Fun, Fun South Beach Style



April 30th,  polo returned to the sandy shores of  Miami Beach. The event was a whirlwind of feverish-pitched polo, fashion and parties, parties, parties. The polo was fast, the men and women were hot and the parties legendary.



Something about polo on the beach makes the champagne a little sweeter, winning a little more light-hearted and…

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Added by Christine Rose Photography on May 5, 2009 at 0:00 — No Comments

National Polo Museum and Polo Hall of Fame Hosts Westchester Cup Press Conference and Cocktail Reception

Wednesday evening February 18, 2009 the National Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame held a press conference and cocktail reception to announce and introduce the captains and players for the prestigious 2009 Westchester Cup.



The first Westchester cup was held in 1886 and has since become a time-honored tradition marking an ongoing sporting rivalry between England and the United States of America. The museum organized the 2009 Westchester Cup to help commemorate the 100-year-anniversary… Continue

Added by Christine Rose Photography on May 4, 2009 at 23:14 — No Comments

England Rides To Victory in the 2009 Westchester Cup

England’s team dashed hopes for an American victory in the 2009 Westchester cup on Sunday February 21 at International Polo Club Palm Beach. The match was won in overtime with a final score of 10-9. Although the US team was riddled by injuries, the match was well-played and hard-won. Eight-goaler Julio Arrellano



broke his hand in practice, knocking him out of the line-up. Two days before the Westchester match Mike Azzaro was thrown from his horse during the semi-finals of the… Continue

Added by Christine Rose Photography on May 4, 2009 at 16:00 — No Comments

US Open International Polo Club Palm Beach

Great match! Congratulations to Audi for a well-won match and Las Monjitas for a well-played match and for displaying such great sportsmanship.

Fabulous play by all!

Photos coming soon here and on my event site http://christinerose.smugmug.com

Working on updating my blog http://christinerose.wordpress.com

Watch for the launch of my new online magazine coming soon!

Added by Christine Rose Photography on May 4, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

Everyone

Why are we members in PCW I ask, as there is very little communication between the members.

Alexander v E

Added by Alexander von Essen on May 3, 2009 at 19:17 — 1 Comment

Its been such a hard work to move the sport of Polo in China

After 3 long hard years, tones of money invested, thousands of hours on the site, two huge sucess international standard polo tournament - Royal Salute Polo Gold Cup, we are still going hard and strong, but exhuated..... good job is we are receiving playing Chinese members everyday in this season, standard is still low, but the spirit is high.... what a rough place to get it going, Steve Wyatt the chairman had done a billiant job in leading this hugh project forward in China, we are all very… Continue

Added by Rachel Wyatt on May 3, 2009 at 8:46 — 4 Comments

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