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 […]

USPA National Youth Polo Tournament Series This Weekend in VA


United States Polo Association® National Youth Tournament Series Championship to be Held Labor Day Weekend Young polo players from all across the country compete for youth polo’s top honors at the Virginia International Polo Club The U.S. Polo Association, the national governing body for the sport of polo, today announced the rosters for the final round of […]

Pacific Coast Circuit Delegates Meeting Sunday, Sept. 1st, 2013


From the Governor’s Desk Denny Geiler, Governor of the Pacific Coast Circuit Sunday, September 1, 2013, is the Finals of the Pacific Open so I would like to meet that morning at the Tennis Club to have our delegates meeting. We hope to have Mike Uretz and Dan Walker in attendance to talk about handicapping […]

USPA NYTS – San Diego, more photos…


Saturday July 20, 2013 a one-day NYTS tournament was held at the San Diego Polo Club. Russ Sheldon was very generous to trailer over 22 horses from Poway, which made it possible to mount 2 flights, “A” and “B”. Molly Burch-Agee sang a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem while sitting on her horse prior […]

Team USPA Sheridan, WY Training Season Update

Team USPA members Kylie Sheehan and Matt Collins with Gillian Johnston

  There are times in a young polo player’s life that are life changing. Team USPA training in Wyoming is one of them. Thirteen Team USPA players of various stages of their career have gathered in Sheridan Wyoming to play in all pro games, umpire high goal polo and receive mentoring by professionals who are […]

U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® Features All-Star Lineup


Indoor Polo’s Premier Players to Compete for National Title The U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship, one of the sport’s premier national tournaments, will be hosted by Country Farms Polo in Medford, N.Y. from July 15 – 19. The event will feature top polo players in high-speed competition showcasing their finesse and athleticism alongside their equine […]