Archive for March, 2014

Lake Oswego Polo

Posted on: March 13th, 2014 by Claudia

Polo returned to Lake Oswego Hunt on Sunday for the first time in more than 35 years, at least for the afternoon. The arena echoed with the thwack of wooden mallet on leather ball as six intrepid riders learned the basics of polo at an introductory clinic.

Instructor Claudia Howell, with help from polo player Mackenzie Martin, introduced the rules and mallet skills using foot mallets so players could get a feel for the game before having to ride a horse and hit the ball at the same time… Continue reading

March Arena Polo

Posted on: March 4th, 2014 by Claudia

Arena polo this weekend was a blast! Five chukkers each day.

Serena Flowers always seemed to have the ball but was ridden off hard by Miranda Luna and Julia Arp. (One at a time, not together).

Tina Anderson and Kathryn Richert-Boe sported new Casablanca helmets. Tim Kelley played his new horse, Bud Light. He and I  played the same chukkers so no photos of their debut.

Rene Skaggs put miles on her green mare.  I’ll be buying beer for the club after taking a “graceful” swan dive off … Continue reading