The upcoming English season will make a great impact, not only for the high level of polo and competitiveness of the tournaments involved, but also because it becomes more attractive every year and has a unique prestige that relies on tradition. As usual, all eyes will be set on high goal but one thing is
Following a meeting on the 10th December 2018 between representatives of the HPA, the AAP, and the English and Argentine Players’ Associations, a statement was released detailing the group’s immediate priorities with regard to the current visa restrictions. These were: -Secure an extension to the 2018 criteria allowing non-EEA grooms to work in the UK
Following their win last weekend at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club HPA National Club Championships with Regal Warriors, the HPA has announced that Max Charlton and British Army Polo coach Gaston Devrient have been awarded new handicaps: Charlton is now rated at the maximum handicap of 10 goals, while Devrient went up to 5.
Press Release regarding the Visa issue in England: On the 10th December representatives of the Argentine Players Association, the English Polo Players Association, the Argentine Polo Association and the HPA came together in Buenos Aires to discuss the current visa restrictions in English Polo for Non EEA grooms and players. The group confirmed
Guards Polo Club has appointed Brian Stein as its ninth Chairman at a Board Meeting in London last night. The London restaurateur and patron of the Ockholt polo team takes on this prestigious role with immediate effect following the appointment from the Club’s main Board of Directors. Brian succeeds Jock Green-Armytage, who announced his retirement
The HPA has announced the latest women’s handicaps, with some notable changes that show the growth in female polo. For a second consecutive year, the English season featured a succesful circuit of six tournaments for teams up to 18-goals. Nina Clarkin maintained her perfect 10, making her the only female 10-goaler in the world. After