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Aspen Valley Charm

My children and I escaped the summer heat by traversing the Rockies on our tour of polo clubs in the Northwestern United States.  Our Stick & Ball Airstream Northwest Polo Tour has taken us from Jackson Hole through the spectacular Yellowstone Park and into the majestic peaks of the Colorado Rockies.  [powr-banner-slider id=89cee7b1_1501086960] We were greeted in the Rockies at the Aspen Valley Polo Club, a newly renovated gem in architectural design and equestrian function by owners Marc and Melissa Ganzi.  This beautiful club caters to all levels of polo play- from beginner lessons for kids and adults to professional level tournaments.  Stabling over 100 polo ponies, this mountain-ranch with a serious equestrian vibe nestled in the valley of Carbondale...

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Farm to Fieldside Jackson Hole

Magical things began to happen when I crossed over into Wyoming on this "Airstream Wild West Polo Tour".  I fell head over heels with the polo fields of Sheridan and Jackson.  From the Big Horn and Flying H Polo Clubs of Sheridan to the Jackson Hole Polo Club, the jaw dropping backdrops of the hills and mountain ranges of Wyoming are captivating.  Whether exploring on horseback or towing the Airstream Pop Up Shop, I have loved every second.  [powr-banner-slider id=0b3ae107_1499965414] Sheridan has a true wild west flavor with its deep rooted horse, Indian, and cowboy cultures.  The iconic King's Saddlery is located in downtown Sheridan and known for Western tack, ropes, and all things cowboy.  Polo in Sheridan is big...

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Sun Valley

The 2017 Airstream Stick & Ball Polo Road Show has begun!  I departed Mill Valley, California from our Stick & Ball flagship store and headquarters at dusk, launching our Airstream adventure at night.  I traversed the Sierras and made it into the Nevada desert passed Reno very late into the evening.  In my haste to attend the opening of a new polo club in Idaho, I skipped coffee early the next morning.  This was a tragic mistake for my blurry eyes as I backtracked on the Interstate a few hours with the desert scenery looking mistakenly similar.  Lesson 1, GPS.  This mishap caused me to miss the match of the new Idaho club, Cotteral Farms, but I stopped in to...

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Airstream

That childhood feeling of counting down the last days of school with eager anticipation of the onset of summer has taken hold of me, perhaps for the first time since I was a child. The last week of June, I head out with my children on a summer adventure of polo playing and pop-up-shops across the Northwestern United States in partnership with Airstream Northwest. [powr-banner-slider id=4976d766_1496943345] We will launch the Airstream from our flagship store in Mill Valley, California and road trip up to Idaho for our first stop, celebrating the opening of a new ranch and polo field in the Idaho countryside.  After a few days in Sun Valley, we will wind up the interstate into Wyoming, Montana and...

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Costa Careyes

My motto since taking up the sport of polo:  Have polo mallet, will travel.  Over Easter, my children and I took our mallets and swim suits and headed South to Costa Careyes, Mexico, a private resort located on the Pacific Ocean in the southern part of Jalisco, Mexico.  Careyes is comprised of private villas and casitas all with sweeping views of the beautiful, blue Pacific.  In addition to the amazing warm surf, boating and snorkeling activities offered, Careyes has two plush, green polo fields and strings of Argentine polo ponies.  Our visit over Easter week was to play and sponsor the 17th annual Agua Alta Polo Tournament.  This 6-8 goal tournament was comprised of six teams with players from Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, the...

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