POLO PLAYING PROMISE

8 04 2008

Sam Gómez Haw (far left), born and bred in Jimena, is learning the game of polo thanks to the kindness and support of Nick and Ginny Williams, and Ali and Negro, all of whom have seen great promise in this -1 handicap player. But why do we mention it? Because Sam was recently invited to take part as a full member of Xia-Xia team at the Santa María Polo Club Open Championship, with which a large door is opening to better things. Read the rest of this entry »

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THE PLAYING FIELD

17 11 2007

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These are the official dimensions of a polo field including safety zones, which, according to the Hurlingham Polo Association Rules (the Bible of polo, as it were), are here depicted as the minimum size.





SUPPORT FOR A GOOD YOUNG PLAYER

23 08 2007

The Leigh family and friends in full support of young Dominic, who played an excellent game for Tres Rosas against Malmaison at Marchenilla on Wednesday. Dominic, who is only 14, has a great future ahead if he keeps it up. That’s him chasing the ball against the big guys in the bottom picture.