Polo Players Edition

JAN 2019

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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10 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N bandaging techniques and preventative care," said Buck. Living and working in the hub of the racing industry, the father-and-son pair have had a large presence in the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover Polo Division hosted at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Demonstrating the skills of repurposed off-the-track Thoroughbreds for new careers in polo, the Thoroughbred Makeover is a program Schott is passionate about, having competed for his fifth year this October. "I support and have taken horses from New Vocations and Maker's Mark Secretariat Center based at KHP, two organizations dedicated to racehorse adoption and reschooling," Schott said. "I think the Thoroughbred Makeover is a great program for retraining OTTB's and finding them new disciplines and new homes. Polo is definitely a great avenue for a second career." Trey played professionally for over 20 years. He is shown here on Cowgirl in 2011.

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