Polo Players Clinic June 17-19, 2011

Haviland Hollow Polo Club, currently in our 3rd polo season, will be hosting its annual polo rules clinic for all polo players interested in attending. We are conveniently located about 1 hour north of New York City in Putnam County. We are a year round polo facility with 2 regulation sized fields and an indoor polo arena. For information on membership, our schedule of league play and USPA tournaments please visit www.nycpolo.com or email us at info@nycpolo.com. The schedule for our rules clinic is as follows:

POLO PLAYERS CLINIC JUNE 17  -  19, 2011

INSTRUCTOR: STEVE LANE(USPA/PTF)

Rates:Non-Members $150.00(Instruction Only), Members $50. For practice chukkers during the clinic, club mounts are available for lease per chukker. Special boarding rates also available for mounts brought in for the clinic. For more info ,email:info@nycpolo.com or call:646-246-7300

FRIDAY

4pm - Evening Session (Classroom)
• Basic Rules: Line of Ball - Right of Way
Dangerous Riding/Mallet
• Refreshments
6pm- Practice Chukkers

SATURDAY

9am - Morning Session (Classroom)
• Penalties - including procedures
• Strategies: Man - Line - Ball
Bowl in - get the ball
Second man turn
Couner Rotation
Diamond Formations
• Lunch/Barbecue
2pm - Afternoon Session (Mounted Drills)
• Polo Platform Position
• Hitting Accuracy & Pair Passing
• Back Shots, Rollbacks,Walls & Corners
• Practice Chukkers

SUNDAY

10am - Morning Session (Mounted Drills)
• Basic Horsemanship
• Rollbacks along the wall
• Gallop straight to a wall and stop perpendicular
• Leg yields - useful for corners, ride-offs,hooking & keeping the horse close to the ball

1pm - Afternoon Session(Mounted Drill & chukkers)
• Ride-off drills
• Hooking drills
• Second man turn
• Knock - in Drills
• Penalty Positioning
• Practice Chukkers
• Review and Discussion

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