Discover ‘The Sport of Kings' with an entertaining taster session that's suitable for all abilities, regardless of riding experience.
Whether it's the start of a lifelong passion or you're just curious to find out more about this elegant and exhilarating sport, this is your chance to explore the basic elements of polo under the guidance of expert instructors, passionate about the game.
You'll gain an all round understanding of the sport and learn polo fundamentals, from how to conduct the perfect polo swing to the rules and tactics of the game. Your level of riding ability will determine how much time you spend on horseback, with more experienced riders enjoying the opportunity to saddle up and put their polo skills to the test.
All polo equipment is included, from the ponies to the mallets and tack. All you need to bring is your sense of adventure!
No riding experience necessary, although complete novices may need to be referred for riding instruction. All tuition, horses, tack and mallets are included on the day. Participants will need to wear boots with a heel.
Under the tutelage of a qualified polo Instructor, your lesson will be structured as follows:
- An informative film on Polo
- Hitting cage instruction
- Tack explanation
- Description of field layout and positioning
- Rider evaluation and if necessary, referral to a riding instructor for tuition
- For safe riders, further polo instruction on horseback
- Practice scrimmages
- Practice game