Mar 302010
Hurlingham Polo Association

Hurlingham Polo Association

The Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA)is the governing body for polo in the UK, Ireland and many other countries throughout the world. As such, it is responsible for the regulations and rules under which the game is played. This includes the handicapping of any one playing in the U.K. or Ireland, and the fixtures list. The object of the HPA is to further the interests of polo generally and support by all possible means the common interests of its affiliated clubs and associations.

In 2004, the HPA became an incorporated company limited by guarantee. The directors of the company are the Stewards who form an executive committee which meets usually four times a year. The members of the company are the elected Council representatives of the affiliated clubs and associations. The Council meets twice a year, in December and in May for the AGM and approval of the accounts.

 10:09 pm  Polo
Mar 272010
Newmarket Racecourse and the Newmarket Festival

Newmarket Racecourse in Suffolk, east Anglia, England is often refered to as the Home of Horseracing. There are more racehorses, trainers, stable staff, stud farms and racing organisations based in and around the town of Newmarket than anywhere else. Their are around 65 stud farms including the National Stud and the powerhouse of Sheikh Mohammed’s [READ MORE…]

 8:00 pm  Horses
Mar 272010
Dubai World Cup - History of the race

For decades, horse owners and breeders from the Arab world have worked to establish the Arab presence in international thoroughbred racing, not only by winning top trophies in the United States, Great Britain, France and Japan, but also by bringing world-class racing and breeding back to the Arabian Peninsula, the home of the thoroughbred’s renowned [READ MORE…]

 4:14 pm  Horses
Mar 202010
Tag Heuer Carrera 1887

TAG Heuer today kicked off a celebration if its 150th anniversary at an invitation-only event for more than 600 guests, honoring actor and climate change activist Leonardo DiCaprio for his dedication to saving the environment. DiCaprio has an ongoing partnership with the company that benefits the NRDC and Green Cross International. The evening – dedicated [READ MORE…]

 4:38 pm  Watches
Mar 112010
10 Popular operas you should know about

A Brief Introduction to the most popular operas: Aida: Verdi’s opera which more than any other found its consecration in the Arena di Verona Un Ballo in maschera: lively and enthralling, this is one of the most modern operas by Verdi thanks to its musical variety La Bohème: Bohemian Life in the Latin Quarter: Puccini’s [READ MORE…]

 6:13 pm  Art
Mar 092010
Federation of International Polo

In the early 1980’s, motivated by a desire to broaden the scope of international polo, as well as to restore the sport’s Olympic status, Marcos Uranga, then President of the Argentine Polo Association, proposed that an international organization be formed among the polo playing countries of the world. The initial meetings took place in Buenos [READ MORE…]

 11:22 am  Polo