Santa Clara will battle Dundas to kick off the 2020 Silver Cup Today – Friday July 24 at 12pm CST.
This year’s Silver Cup is hosted by Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club located in Carpinteria, CA.
The Tournament is free to watch and will be aired on www.GlobalPolo.com
ABOUT SANTA CLARA POLO CLUB
Santa Clara Polo Club has been a staple in the Wellington community for over 30 years. Founded by Francisco Escobar in 1984 and later expanded by his son, Luis; the club today has over 40 acres of property with everything you need for world class polo.
Santa Clara is one of the last family owned polo clubs in Wellington, offering access to the public. Their long standing reputation for hospitality and professionalism attracts the best players in the game. You never know who you’ll play with there. You could play in a practice with a 10 goal player one day, and a game against a winner of the US Open the next… There’s never a dull moment, yet safety and sportsmanship is of top importance.
Located in the heart of Wellington, Santa Clara Polo Club is 1.8 miles from the International Polo Club and less than 5 miles from WEF and Global Dressage. You can’t get a better location in Winter Equestrian Capital of the World.
At Santa Clara, you will be treated like part of the family. Your success is a family matter.
History of Polo
The concept of the game and its variants date back from the 6th century BC to the 1st century AD. The sport originated from equestrian games played by nomadic Iranian and Turkic peoples. Polo was at first a training game for cavalry units, usually the Persian king’s guard or other elite troops. It is now popular around the world, with well over 100 member countries in the Federation of International Polo. It is played professionally in 16 countries. It was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1936. Read More…