Polo Players Edition

DEC 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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P O L O S C E N E N E W S • N O T E S • T R E N D S • Q U O T E S 18 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N CHUKKERS FOR CHARITY Riverview Farm raises funds for two programs THE 22ND ANNUAL NISSAN CHUKKERS FOR CHARITY polo match was held at Riverview Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, Sept. 8. The signature event, hosted by Lee Ann and Orrin Ingram, raised more than $220,000 for Rochelle Center, a program for adults with disabilities, and Saddle Up!, a therapeutic riding program. The theme for this year was Diamonds & Divots. This year's polo match featured all-female teams, sponsored by a brother and sister. John and Crispin Menefee sponsored the Ironhorse Farms team with Martha Bennett, Virginia Ingram, Hope Arellano and Gillian Johnston. John's sister Eleanor Menefee Parkes sponsored the Colonial Hill Farm team with Gracie Brown, Lexie Armstrong, Dawn Jones and Allie Henderson. Country music artist Curtis Braly sang America the Beautiful and Sweet Tea Trio performed prior to the match. Ironhorse Farms prevailed 6-5 over Colonial Hill Farm. Jones was MVP and received a watch provided by King Jewelers for her efforts. Aside from polo, guests enjoyed a classic car show, cabana decorating contest, best dressed contest, silent auction, petting zoo and signature Jack Daniels "Diamond in the Rough" cocktails. Kathy Follin, Robert Lipman and Gracey Donahue John and Crispin Menefee, Eleanor Menefee, Orrin and Lee Ann Ingram, Matt Paco and Nina Lindley Josephine, Willow and Zulu Scott Barnes Gracey Donahue and Margaret, Hazel and Steve Orthwein catch a ride on one of the classic cars.

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