Archive for August, 2012

Equine Extravaganza

Posted on: August 18th, 2012 by Claudia

It was full day of horse fun at Tacoma Polo Club this past Sunday. Rob Petersen and Linda DeWilde-Petersen organized a great party and exhibitions of polo and pas de deux. Billed as an appreciation for clients of Morgan Stanley, it was a terrific event for participants and guests alike.

Things were hopping even before the main event. There were nine practice chukkers, all before noon. It must be some kind of record!

Meanwhile, caterers were busy setting up the barbecue lunch and artist vendors readied their displays. Spectators started filling… Continue reading

Hot Polo at the Leo Birthday Bash

Posted on: August 11th, 2012 by Claudia

More than 20 players from around the Pacific Northwest competed in the Leo Birthday Cup this past weekend at Tacoma Polo Club.  Five teams vied in the benefit tournament for Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center.

Action in the two-goal round robin and the zero-goal match game continued on despite the nearly 95° heat. Taylor, Shelby, Avery and Gracie sold 100 ice cream bars and untold bottles of water. Their college funds are growing.

After dinner, the games continued. Foot mallet piñata smash, as always,  was a great success. Maria Card… Continue reading