Top High School Teams From All Over North America Compete for National Title at Empire Polo Club


The finals, held in California, include teams from Texas, Canada, California, Virginia and Maryland The best high school polo players in the Interscholastic polo program are competing against each other in the 2014 USPA Open National Interscholastic Championship, held March 12-15, 2014, today through Saturday, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. The annual […]

Maryland Polo Club wins Girls’ National Title in Connecticut

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Teams from Texas, Canada, California, and New York all competed as well The polo winners from the Southeastern Region, the Maryland Polo Club, won the 2014 USPA Girls’ National Interscholastic Championship, held March 6-9, 2014, this past Thursday through Sunday, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. Central Coast Polo Club and Maryland Polo Club […]


Eldorado NYTS

World Gym and Empire competed in this year’s Arty Cameron at Eldorado Polo Club From: Amanda Snow, Director of Player Development The 2014 USPA National Youth Tournament Series season kicked off at Eldorado Polo Club this weekend with the desert’s first NYTS qualifier to date! World Gym was victorious over Empire in the Arty Cameron […]

Pacific Coast Circuit Newsletter March 2014


Bob Puetz takes position with the USPA: Bob Puetz who is the manager of the San Diego Polo Club has taken a new position with the USPA as Director of Services. He will be taking Ed Armstrong’s position. Bob was previously a professional polo player and manager of the Empire Polo Club. In addition, he […]

Open Letter from USPA Chairman Chuck Weaver


    Open Letter from USPA Chairman Chuck Weaver    Re: Team withdrawal from the 2014 USPA Ylvisaker Cup final     March 4, 2014 Dear USPA Members and Clubs: On Sunday, February 23, 2014, the International Polo Club Host Tournament Committee allowed Valiente to withdraw from the finals of the 2014 Ylvisaker Cup pursuant […]

USPA Adds Twelve New Players to Team USPA


Strong Representation of Intercollegiate/Interscholastic Players to Become Ambassadors for the Sport The U.S. Polo Association, the national governing body for the sport of polo, is pleased to announce the selection of twelve new players to Team USPA. The organization established the development program in 2010 to grow and sustain the sport of polo by identifying talented young American players and providing opportunities to develop their abilities. “These […]

USPA Mourns the Loss of Carlos Gracida


The USPA Mourns the Loss of Longtime Member, Friend, and Polo Hall of Famer Carlos Gracida Carlos Gracida, one of the greatest players in the history of the sport of polo died yesterday in Florida as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while playing the game he loved. Carlos was inducted into the Polo […]

Team USPA Argentina Training Update


Team USPA members Jake Stimmel, Loreto Natividad and Jim Wright have been training in Argentina with Gaston Laulhe in La Pampa.  After a long hard fought tournament we turned the made horses out and started to put some more time on the green ones. We split about 12 horses between the 3 of us, and […]

Team USPA Members Win Argentina tournament AGAIN!

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The past two weeks we spent getting ready for last weekend’s tournament. With the tournament starting on Thursday we had to make sure our horses were going to last through the entire weekend. Early last week though Jim was injured, rendering him out for the tournament. Luckily we were able to get the young Englishmen […]

Another Week of Team USPA Argentina Training


  Photo courtesy of Jim Wright Last Monday we got a new group of made/green horses from Pepe Heguy. We spent Monday and Tuesday bringing in the new group and getting them ready to play. Wednesday morning we had some green horse chukkars at Gaston Laulhe’s farm. That afternoon we were at the club for […]

Update from Team USPA Argentina Training


photo courtesy of Jim Wright After finishing strong in our first tournament, we turned out the made horses to give them a week-long break. For this week we have been able to work more on the young horses with our new found time. Monday and Tuesday we rode in the morning and practiced in the […]

Team USPA 2014 Argentina Training Update

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Upon arriving in the Buenos Aires airport we were stunned by the cultural differences that we were experiencing. The eight hour drive from BA to Intendente Alvear gave us a great perspective of how big the countryside was and of the people who inhabited it. As we watched the seemingly endless amounts of grasslands pass […]

The Westchester Cup and the U.S. Open Polo Championship® To Be Rebroadcast on Thanksgiving


The United States Polo Association (USPA) today announced that this Thanksgiving, polo will reach horse enthusiasts across the country in the comfort of their homes. HRTV, the network for horse sports, will rebroadcast the historic Westchester Cup at 7:30 PM Eastern and the US Open at 10:30 PM Eastern.  In the U.S., the HRTV television network […]

USPA Delegate Meeting Minutes Pacific Coast Circuit


   Septmeber 1, 2013, Santa Barbara Polo Club Attendance: Kate Ewart, Geraldine Stensky, Emma Stactowits, Vicky Owens, Alaex Hagen, Joan Burton Michael Farah, Daniel Walker, Russ Sheldon, Katie Graham, Tracy-Jane Dawson, Jef Graham, Paige Beard, Dr. Michelle Steuber, Melanja Jones, Jan Hart, Amber Owen, Scott Walker, Meagan Judge, Francesca Finato, Lyn Cobb and Denny Geiler […]

United States Team Seeks Another Shot at Super Nations Cup Title


Azzaro, Roldan, Escapite and Collingwood to represent U.S. against national teams from Argentina, England and Hong Kong at Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club, in Tianjin China As international polo competition continues to gain worldwide popularity, four powerhouse teams from the world’s top polo nations will battle it out for top international honors in the 2013 Fortune Heights […]