Polo Players Edition

SEP 2018

Polo Players' Edition is the official publication of the U.S. Polo Association. Dedicated to the sport of polo, it features player profiles, game strategy, horse care, playing tips, polo club news and tournament results.

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donated to a good cause again this year. The proceeds go to Farid Qualifighting, founded by Dr. Farid Vatanparast from Münster. His boxing project focuses on school and sports support for socially disadvantaged children with the idea of them becoming high achievers through sport. The program tutors children and young people and teaches them to box, but only if they do their homework. Those who don't study, can't box. The link between learning promotion and sport improves kids' performance at school, strengthens their personal development and curbs aggression and violence. The key to the project's success is the close cooperation with parents, teachers, police and the city. Thanks to the project, Muenster is a federal training center for boxing in Germany. Guests at Polopicknick are From July 27-29 it was time again for polo meets picnic. Nearly 6,000 polo and picnic fans came to Münster's Hugerlandshofweg to enjoy the unique atmosphere and enthusiasm for polo sports at the annual Polopicknick. The unique feature of the Polopicknick is that the visitors, in addition to the action-packed polo matches, experience a relaxing day with a beach-club feeling. And all that for less than $12! The Polopicknick tournament took place for the 15th time, with organizers billing the match as faster than hockey, rougher than rugby and sexier than golf. A portion of the proceeds were 42 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N DESTINATION: G ERMANY Polopicknick attracts eight teams PHOTOS BY MATTHIAS GRUBER/POLO-LOOKS.COM The 15th annual Polopicknick drew 6,000 fans and raised money for disadvantaged children.

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