Polo Players Edition

FEB2019

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 R E P O R T POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N 55 Dr. Tom was a chiropractor who touched the lives of thousands of people, hundreds of which were in the polo and equestrian worlds. In the late 1970s and early 80s, Dr. Tom was a pioneer in animal chiropractic, achieving amazing success on countless dogs and horses. Tom was also a volunteer member of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Horse Show Ring Committee for over 40 years, an activity he shared with many of his kids and grandkids. Tom battled heart and stroke disease, a hereditary condition during his later years. Tom was a passionate supporter and early participant in Polo For Heart, which is in it's 40th year at the Toronto Polo Club. Tom's wish was for his family to have a small celebration of life after his death. In lieu of flowers, to celebrate Tom's life, donations to Polo For Heart would be greatly appreciated. Donations in memory of Tom can be sent to Polo For Heart, 180 Renfrew Drive, Suite 100, Markham, Ontario, Canada, L3R9Z2. Tom is survived by Margaret, his wife of 60 years; children David (Leslie), Kelly, Robyn, (Tom) and Todd, (Susan); grandchildren Nicole, Cody, Robert, Brendon, Todd, Dylan, Samantha, Ella and Jackson; and great granddaughter, Hadley. u Dr. Offen was a passionate supporter and early participant of Polo for Heart. He died of congestive heart failure. Those wishing to honor Dr. Offen can make a donation in his name to Toronto Polo Club's Polo for Heart benefit, now in its 40th year. Dr. Tom Offen enjoyed watching his sons and grandsons compete in and win the Interscholastic tournament. He co-chaired the USPA Interscholastic Committee for years.

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