My First Polo Day
How Polo is the new Yolo
British Polo Day celebrated it’s 60th event, but for me it was a first, and an honour to witness the world’s No. 1 male and female polo players competing on the same grass. This was also the farthest I’ve ever been on the River Thames, cycling all the way from London to the lush Black Bears Polo Club at the River Ground, near the lovely town of Henley-on-Thames.
Come to think of it, I’ve never been on a horse in my life, too. Growing up in Israel horses weren’t a major attraction. British Polo Day were nice enough to give me a ball and stick to run around the grass.
I was lucky enough to meet Thai debutante and fellow Condé Naster Noot Victoria Coates -
And speak to the man of the hour Adolfo Cambiaso -
Of course there was a huge horse statue in the middle of dining area -
And helicopters to bring in the local caviar growers -
Fellow writer Heathcote Ruthven -
Top of the ticket -
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