Chestertons Polo in the Park returns to London this June

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The world’s largest three-day polo festival, Chestertons Polo in the Park, is back and kicking off London’s social calendar at Hurlingham Park, Fulham, from Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 2024. Set across three incredible days, the international polo event will feature teams from across the globe, where spectators will see England battle it against the USA in a thrilling international fixture for the coveted Olympic Trophy! The impressive Fulham food festival, featuring an array of new food and drink opportunities, will help keep guests happy with hospitality, a new VIP…

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Hyde to lead England in arena polo clash against Ireland at Hickstead

England will face Ireland in the Inspired International Arena Polo Test Match for the Bryan Morrison Trophy (c) Tony Ramirez/ImagesofPolo.com

The teams have been named for the Hurlingham Polo Association’s Annual International Polo Day, which will be held at the All England Polo Club at Hickstead on Saturday, 20 January. The feature match of the day is the Inspired International Arena Polo Test Match for the Bryan Morrison Trophy, in which England will face Ireland. The last time the two teams met at Hickstead was in 2022, when the home team won 16-13.  Captaining England for the first time is Hickstead test match regular Jack Hyde, 26, who plays off…

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Hurlingham Polo 1875 Coronation Cup heads home

The victorious England team with the Coronation Cup

The Hurlingham Polo 1875 Coronation Cup returned to the famed Queen’s Ground at Guards Polo Club on the penultimate Saturday in July and appropriately delivered a stand-out match befitting such a prestigious international test. This contest was the showcase match in a packed itinerary of sport curated by the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA) to highlight every generation playing polo in the UK today. England, captained by James Harper, delivered an impressive and cohesive performance to defeat a strong Uruguay squad (receiving a goal on handicap) 11-9. The visiting team, led…

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Chestertons Polo in the Park Returns in 2022

Chestertons Polo in the Park is set to return after a two-year break to London’s iconic home of polo this summer at Hurlingham Park, Fulham.

Chestertons Polo in the Park is set to return after a two-year break to London’s iconic home of polo this summer at Hurlingham Park, Fulham. The world’s largest three-day polo festival will be kicking off London’s summer social calendar from Friday 10th – Sunday 12th June. The three-day international polo event will feature teams from across the globe, an array of new food and drink pop-ups, VIP hospitality and fun for all the family on Sunday. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the biggest three-day polo event in the world.…

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NEW Marketplace, Equineed, Launched for the Sale of Polo Ponies 

equineed

Equineed, a new website for the sale of Polo Ponies worldwide, has been launched by two university students studying a Degree in Digital Business in Barcelona. Students and founders of Equineed, Estel Castellà and Caesar Crasemann hope to further develop the business model to include other areas of business over the years to come. “Our mission is to connect members of the polo community to increase their productivity and their success”, explain the creators of the marketplace. The platform is completely free for owners to list the sale, or rent…

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The Pony Club Polo Championships 2018

Pony Club Polo Championships

The Pony Club Polo Championships, held 6th August at Hurtwood Park, Surrey, and 10-12 August at Cowdray Park, West Sussex saw some amazing displays from the next generation of Polo talent, with support from sponsor Flannels. The Pony Club Polo Championships kicked off at Hurtwood Park with the Jorrocks section for players under 11 years old riding ponies not exceeding 13.2hh. Taking the top spot was the Old Surrey & Burstow Hunt team made up of Cowdray Hunt’s Ava Greenland (10, whose pony, Beano, also picked up the Polo Times Best Playing…

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Pony Club Polo Championships Displays Incredible Talent

An Array of Talent on display at the 2017 El Remanso Pony Club Polo Championships - Team Surtees. Image credit Michael Chevis.

The El Remanso Pony Club Polo Championships, held 11 to 13 August 2017 at the prestigious Cowdray Park Polo Club, West Sussex, saw some incredible displays of young talent with support from title sponsor El Remanso. 168 players made up the 42 teams who played 160 chukkas across the action-packed weekend, as the Championships hosted the annual finals for The Pony Club Polo sections of Handley Cross, Surtees, Loriner, Langford, Rendell, and Gannon. The action got underway on Friday morning and continued throughout the weekend, with teams on a mission…

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Chestertons Polo in the Park 2016 Day 1

Chestertons Polo in the Park 2016 Day 1

Chestertons Polo in the Park 2016 Day 1 Awakeconbal Team South Africa Reign Supreme on International Friday at Chestertons Polo in the Park Crowds from all over London poured in to Hurlingham Park as the action kicked off for the first day of Chestertons Polo in the Park 2016. Renowned for its world-class polo in the heart of the city, decadent food and drink offerings, including the Champagne Lanson Garden and the ever popular Mahiki bar. Chestertons Polo in the Park yet again exceeded expectations with a day bursting with…

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Polo Season is upon us!

Polo season is upon us

The British polo season is upon us and many of us are eagerly awaiting our first club chukkas and ball of the year. As of the 1st April each year the UK polo scene erupts with a mass of chukkas, tournaments, fun days and much more. After a long wet winter it’s time to begin chasing all our fabulous ponies around the field to get them fit and looking smart, shedding the woolly mammoth look they tend to adopt during the winter. It is possible to play polo all year round –…

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