HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN FOR THE HORSE LOVER !!!!

Looking for a Fantasy Horse Ranch here are Two The first one has everything except a Racetrack : A 300 by 150 foot Arena with a beautiful riding surface for polo ,barrel racing,jumping,roping or just riding as fast as you want to with a worry of getting lost or runaway with and great lights. Then […]

A LOOK AT THE FUTURE IN CALIFORNIA POLO … IT HAS TO CHANGE!

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder Polo has been a hard sport to sell in Calfiornia for years, but since 2007 there has been almost no growth.  Even though someone may come up with some numbers showing I am wrong, they are clearly BS. Most sports seem to have suffered in California.  In Los Angeles […]

THE SOARING HAWKS ARE GROUNDED BY THE OWLS

It was the end of this road for the high flying Hawks as the Owls were definitely hot and the Hawks were not and as the game of Polo goes when your on your on and when your not well your OFF and that was the way it went from the 2nd chukkar on it […]

AS THE WORLD TURNS, A CIRCLE FROM DUENDE TO PALM BEACH

This is a story often heard in sports , some one playing against their teenage idol well this is a story like that. All through the 90′s Mariano Gonzalez,Joe Henderson and Julio Zavaleta were the big sticks out here who were always on the West Coast . It was around 1995 when Mariano took Jason […]

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY IS ALWAYS A POLO DAY!!!

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder For 45 years we have been doing the same thing … playing Polo on Super Bowl Sunday. Or should I say for the last 45 years they have played the Super Bowl during Sunday Polo! Either way it has always been a big deal not to get the main […]

Barrossa Sweeps January 8-10 Goal League Finals @ Empire Polo Club/Twin Palms

Barossa wins 8-10 Goal Finals. Jef Graham, Erik Wright, Alex Haagen, III, Vicky Owens, Santiago Trotz and Jerod Sheldon.

Empire Polo Club January League Finals Jan. 30th, 2011 8-10 Goal Coachella Cup Finals Barrossa swept the 8-10 Goal League finals this month by winning both the mid-month finals and the month-end finals of the Coachella Cup. Barrossa defeated Tritech/Stormcat to take home the silver on Sunday.  Congratulations to Barrossa!   Chris Maloney won MVP for […]

Empire/Twin Palms Mid-Month Finals

Barrossa won the 8-10 Goal Finals.  From left to right: Jared Sheldon, Erik Wright,  Jef Graham and Santiago Trotz.

The Mid_Month League Finals January 16th 2011 The first finals of the season at Empire Polo Club and Twin Palms was celebrated with BBQ’s, Champagne Divot Stomps and some very competitive matches.  There were three leagues competing for trophies during the mid-month finals including: 8-10 Goal, 4-Goal and 1-Goal (2 Brackets). Twin Palms Polo Club […]

CLEAR – CLEAN AND A VERY NICE DAY FOR POLO

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder As good a weekend as you could get in Jan. in Southern CA. It was nice all over I hear, but really nice in the Coachela Valley.  There was some good Polo and great food out at Twin Palms as they hosted first finals of 2011 for the 8-10 […]

Official opening tops expectations at Empire Polo Club

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Opening Weekend at Empire Polo Club Text By Diane Hensley Photos by L. Bremner & Jim Bremner EMPIRE POLO CLUB–Grand reopening weekend in the Empire delivered the ultimate playing experience just as billed Jan. 7-9. Hooves pounded at Twin Palms as Gypsy rode past Stormcat 13-6 in the eight-goal match on Saturday and Empire defeated […]

THE DESERT AIR IS CLEAR AS A BELL

Polo scene is still a little iffy but in a forward direction so that is promising . A quick drive thru around 11 am Sat. morn was a bit of a shock and a definite reminder that all is not well yet in the money world . There was one game going on and it […]

10 – 20 – 10 THE BIG ONE ! IS BEGINNING TODAY

Most eyes of Polo are on the results if not their of the 2010 it will be the 117 th Argentine Open at Palermo in Buenos Aires and it should be a barn burner. As A.C. the best of the best is trying to win his 6th open of the decade and his 9th of […]

LOOKING FOR POLO, POLO PLAYERS OR A PLACE TO BE IN DOUBLE 1

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder Try this if you want to go to Argentina … got a good deal on a house for you or a room with private bath and entry for a super price in Pilar.  It is the main polo center where a lot of polo happens. If you are interested […]

Alegria, Mansour, ERG and the Giants were all winners and so was Secretariat!

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder Of course the only World Champs are the San Francisco Giants and they deserved it as they just kept on coming pitch after pitch. I wish I could remember what baseball players up-to-bat did before they had Velcro to undo and tighten gloves every pitch. The Rangers might have […]

Empire PC & Twin Palms PC Share Plans For A Fun Winter Season

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As we round the corner and head for the home stretch leading to Opening Day, Empire Polo Club and Twin Palms Polo Club have a solid list of teams participating in the 8-10 Goal League. When asked about the team line-up for the 8-10 goal league Graham Bray, Polo Manager of Twin Palms Polo Club, […]

AMERICAN POLO PLAYERS …this is your future. Please read.

The Polo Report By Steve Crowder Friday at 11 am in Santa Barbara at the Fess Parker Double Tree Inn, the USPA meetings are exploring idea of making all Polo in the US with American rule two on all teams. If you are looking to play Polo in the future this will help all of […]