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Brooke USA’s Sunset Polo™ & White Party is the signature event of the South Florida winter social calendar. The Wanderers Club in Wellington, Florida paints a scene that is nothing short of idyllic with white cabanas lining the edge of the over-sized pool and overlooking the tournament-sized polo field as the sun sets and the exhibition polo match begins.

With over 1,000 people in attendance each year, the one-of-a-kind event features a bona fide who’s who of the South Florida, Palm Beach and Wellington social scenes. The previous Sunset Polo & White Party events have raised a cumulative $1.2 million to benefit Brooke USA, directly improving the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the

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Polo America is hosting a four-barn tour for polo enthusiasts in Wellington. Guests will tour 4 of the largest and most prestigious barns in Wellington and attend a polo match to benefit the Semper Fi Fund.

These barns include Santa Rita Polo Farm, Black Watch, Bourns Sport Horses Barn and one yet to be announced. There are 4 tours with starting times of 8:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 10:45a.m. Luxury buses will transport attendees to each barn.

Tickets are $55 per person and include bus transport, hospitality at several barns, gift bags and a ticket to the Grand Champions polo game.

This is the perfect event for horse and polo lovers who want a behind-the-scenes look at the “sport of kings.”

For reservations please call (760)

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Wellington is known as the Equestrian Winter Capital of the World and on Sunday’s, the International Polo Club hosts a Polo match now until April. Every Sunday socialites, local and international celebrities, friends and family gather at the Polo field to watch some of the world’s greatest horses and athletes compete in world class tournaments. 

Polo is horseback mounted team sport and is known as one of the world’s oldest team sports. The game is played by two opposing teams whose main goal is to score points by hitting a small ball using a long-handled mallet across the field through the opposites team’s goal.

If you have never been to a Polo match before, here is what to expect. The sport is originated between the rider and the horse and

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Mark your calendars to attend the highest rated polo tournament in North America! The annual Lucchese 40-Goal Challenge to benefit the Polo Players Support Group (PPSG) returns to the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) in Wellington, Florida on Saturday, February 16.

The Lucchese 40-Goal Polo Challenge is the marquee fundraising event of the PPSG, which provides financial assistance to seriously injured or ill players and grooms.

The purchase of a VIP Package includes tickets to cocktail reception, seated dinner, and silent and live auctions following the 40-Goal match and awards presentation on the field. Over $320,000 was raised last year!

Click here for more information.

When: Sat, February 16, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Where:

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The Ylvisaker Cup will conclude this coming weekend with the semi-finals on February 7th and the Finals this Sunday, February 10th. This is sure to be a great and exciting event for horse and polo lovers.

The Ylvisaker Cup is played annually as a tribute to William T. “Bill” Ylvisaker, a true pioneer who was responsible for developing the Wellington, Florida, area into the high-goal winter polo capital of the world. Ylvisaker contributed extensively to the sport’s resurgence in the 70s and 80s. He carved out of the unwelcoming, wild and forbidding marsh on the edge of the Florida Everglades and created the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club. Palm Beach Polo Club flourished and the town of Wellington sprung up around it, going on to successfully host

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The new United States Polo Association Clubhouse was opened January 26 for the 2019 equestrian season with rave reviews. The clubhouse, located at 3667 120th Avenue South, Wellington is a unique experience for their clothing brands to be showcased. The designs are inspired by the sport of kings and the shop offers merchandise from the USPA's official licensed brands, U.S. Polo Association and Gauntlet of Polo.

Polo is considered amongst the oldest organized sports ever played. It was a sport played by royals and noblemen. In 1876 the sport emerged from England and introduced in the United States.  It didn’t take long for America to take a liking to the sport. Throughout the twentieth century, enthusiasm for the sport was rampant.  During the decades

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Polo is a game played between two teams on horseback who use mallets to drive a wooden ball down the field to score against the opposing team. Polo is the oldest equestrian sport and is played in Wellington. The sport came to the United States in the 1950’s and the first polo club opened in 1954 in Palm Beach, nearby where the airport is today.

Today, Wellington is known for all things equestrian and is known as the Equestrian Capital of the World. The Palm Beach County village is home to the Palm Beach International Polo Club and the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Visitors also flock to Wellington for the Palm Beach International Polo Season which is know until late April and the Winter Equestrian Festival which is also occurring now

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The Dutta Corp and Patagones polo teams will play each other at the Joe Barry Cup Final on Sunday after playing the qualy games and this final is a rematch between the 2 teams like the at the Herbie Pennell Cup while SD Farm and Santa Clara will take part on the Bobby Barry Cup Subsidiary Final on Saturday.

This event, which takes place at International Polo Club in Wellington, is sure to be an exciting match for Palm Beach County polo enthusiasts.

When: Saturday January 12 and Sunday January 13 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

About The Joe Barry Memorial Cup

The tournament was founded in 2005 in honor of Joe Barry, who passed away in 2002. Inducted into the Polo Hall of Fame in 1999, his major wins included six U.S. Open Polo Championships®, three

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Last year, the 2017 Polo Season set records for the International Polo Club of Palm Beach, and 2018 is sure to be even more succesful! The official start date for the elegant and age old sport of royalty, Polo, kicked off December 31, 2017. Now in its first week, the 2018 polo season has seen flocks of advid polo enthusiasts make way to the polo grounds for days of exciting competition, luxury and opulence. The game of Polo has long been associated with wealth and status, as a game for the elite, but it is truly an amazing experience for everyone. For Floridians, it is a tradition and epicenter for fun, socializing, champagne, brunch, beautiful weather and beautiful people.

Surprisingly, Polo is actually affordable and not stuffy. You can purchase

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With the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, graceful ponies running out west of town and everything in between Palm Beach County offers the best of both worlds.  Within the Palm Beach County limits, you will find your niche, be it yachting, golf, tennis, boating, polo, or country club living.  All that and more can be found in Palm Beach County including a residential community where you can land your personal aircraft at your own home! 

Wellington, is Palm Beach County’s horse country and is known as the “Winter Polo Capital of the World”. What started as the “world’s largest strawberry patch” in the 1950’s has grown into the renowned equestrian community.  Wellington is located just 20 minutes from world class shopping and

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