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October 17, 2018

Newport Polo

Newport Polo Hosts Middle School Tourney

Newport Polo hosted a Middle School polo tournament over the weekend for 5-8th grade players in the Northeastern United States as part of a nationwide youth series.  Players from Rhode Island to New York came to compete on Saturday and Sunday at Newport Polo’s private instructional outdoor arena.  More than a dozen participants were assigned

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Newport Polo Expands Summer Lesson Program, Adds Instructor and Additional Ponies

Newport Polo has announced they have added an expanded lesson schedule for group polo instruction to meet the increased demand this summer.  Veteran instructor Ted Torrey will come onboard to instruct weekly classes 4 days per week with an excellent string of additional horses.  Torrey is a third generation horse trainer with a competitive background

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Lufthansa Returns as Partner of Newport Polo Series

The Newport International Polo Series has announced a partnership with Lufthansa, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious airlines, to be featured on Saturday, June 11, 2016 in the Lufthansa Cup at 5pm. Like the Polo Series itself, Lufthansa offers an international experience from over 20 North American gateways, to over 450 destinations in more than 120 countries.  Among its 16 flights

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Hotel Viking Returns as International Team Sponsor for Newport Polo’s 25th Anniversary Season

{Photo via Newport Polo} The Newport International Polo Series is has announced the return of Hotel Viking as International Team sponsor for its 25th anniversary season. Hotel Viking will be a part of the Opening Day festivities as the team headquarters for the first international challenger of the season, who will experience exquisitely appointed guest rooms, exceptional

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Newport Polo Seeks 2016 Gala Beneficiary

 Photo:  From left, Dan Keating, Captain & President of Newport Polo with Brooke Fairman, Auction Chair & Roger Williams Park Zoo Dir. Of Development, and Caroline Ervin, Auctioneer from Christie’s. For the 16thconsecutive year, the Newport Polo Club welcomes nominations of nonprofit civic or charitable organizations to be chosen as the beneficiary for its next gala, on Friday, Aug. 5,

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Newport Polo Announces Match Dates for 2016 Season

Photo via Newport Polo Newport Polo has announced the dates of its 25thanniversary season. Teams, including national debuts, and gala details will be announced later in December, and published at www.nptpolo.com and disseminated by private Subscription to its monthly lifestyle E-magazine. 2016 Newport International Polo Series XXV   June    4          5pm     Opening Day       11        5pm         18        5pm        25        5pm           July     2          5pm         9       

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Career Milestones for 2 Local Polo Players

Newport Polo players are making waves this month as Amy Rice, resident of Portsmouth, mounts her campaign to represent State Senate District 11, covering Portsmouth, along with portions of Bristol and Tiverton.  The primary election is on December 1st, with early voting available at town hall.  Rice, a successful Newport attorney, served three State Senate terms from

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Newport Polo is at Forefront of Introducing the 3,000 Year-Old Sport to New Players

Newport Polo, reputed as a leading instructional polo program by the United States Polo Association (USPA), offers weekly Group Lessons in Autumn – December,  with open enrollment for newcomers to start anytime. Lesson fee is $65 for 1 hour of instruction and scrimmage in the arena, including use of polo horses, polo mallets and safety