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Learn to Play Polo
The Sarasota Polo Club offers a unique and fun program enabling people from all ages, backgrounds and abilities to learn to play or just learn to ride. Each personal experience will be tailored to the individual based on their goals. Students will learn basic horsemanship, swing mechanics, rules of the game and most importantly- have fun!
Our step up program allows students to begin with lessons in the arena, progress to arena chukkers and when ready, move out to the grass for Sunshine league chukkers. Being coached the whole way in a safe, encouraging environment. Whatever your level, lessons can be arranged to fit your schedule and include the use of a horse, tack, polo helmet, mallets and balls.
For more information or to schedule a lesson, contact the Polo office at (941) 907-0000. For a list of polo school and lesson fees, please visit our membership page.
Lessons are available throughout the week- we can provide the horse, tack, mallet and helmet. Riders should be in jeans or breeches and solid boots.
Taught in the arena and outdoors on the grass.
Polo school is a 10 week course with lessons either once or twice per week.
After lessons, players can move up to playing arena chukkers- Thursday at 4PM and Saturday at 12PM.
Sunshine league is the final step in the program. This is a coaching league played outdoors on the grass. Wednesday at 4PM and Sunday at 10AM.