Top 8 Tips for your first visit to a polo match

Best Tips for your first visit to a polo match

DO bring sunscreen for your shoulders - 
especially if you are seated in clubhouse unreserved or picnicking. 

DO wear sandals or wedges - 
you don't want to sink into the field 
when you are stomping divots.

DO get your refills after the second chukker - 
the bartender told me that's the best time!

DO wander over to the parking lot 
to watch the ponies being prepared for polo.

DO buy a ball souvenir at the gift shop - 
the players will sign it for you after the game! 

Celine Robert hat, Zara dress

DO bring the family - 
kids love stomping divots and watching the horses.

DON'T cross the yellow rope into the field 
while polo is being played.

DON'T leave right after the game - 
you'll miss the trophy presentation 
and a chance to meet the players!

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  1. What a fun, chic outing. I've never been to a polo match, but have wanted to ever since I was a little girl and first saw Julia Roberts stomp down a divot in Pretty Woman. :)

    ♥ Jessica

    1. Jessica, Divot stomping is fun and Saratoga Polo is a little more laid back than that Pretty Woman polo match.

  2. Someday when I finally make it to a polo match, I'm going to remember your tips!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

    1. Yi-chia, You will love the atmosphere!

  3. I hope to go to a polo match in La Quinta, CA on Feb 24th. I've never been (quite excited!) and so your tips will come in handy.


    1. Monica,
      That's great! I would love to see photos.

  4. You look quite lovely! And yes, sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!

    P.S. Love the blog's new look!

  5. Thanks for these tips Kathleen

    1. Sandra, I am glad you liked them!


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