Video: Highlights From the 20th Mashomack International Polo Challenge

Mashomack International Polo Challenge from Marion Latta de Vogel on Vimeo.

Located on a 1,900-acre preserve in Pine Plains, New York, just 90 minutes from New York City, the Mashomack Polo Club is a full-service club for polo players of all levels that features five tournament-class fields, one practice field, stick-and-ball areas, and an outdoor polo arena.

On June 11, the Mashomack Polo Club will host the 20th Annual Mashomack International Polo Challenge and Luncheon. The event begins at noon with a champagne reception, followed by a tented field-side luncheon and the exciting International Polo Challenge match. Teams representing the United States, Great Britain, India, Brazil, France, and Italy have battled valiantly in the past to secure the coveted trophy for their team and country.  This year, teams representing Brazil, Croatia, Ecuador, France, Great Britain, and Mexico will compete in the Challenge Tickets are on sale now!

This prestigious event attracts over a thousand patrons and spectators and marks the official start of the summer social season in Millbrook. A wonderful day of sport brings guests from New York City, Westchester, and Fairfield County to spend the day in the countryside and experience the sport.

In June, the club hosts the Tom Goodspeed Polo Clinic and the eight-goal USPA Officers Cup (June 16–July 2); in July, the eight-goal USPA Eduardo Moore Invitational (July 7–30); in August, the USPA Constitution Cup; and in September the eight-goal Fall Classic (September 15–17).

Besides the exciting matches, private polo lessons are offered independently to both adults and children. Group clinics are also arranged from May through August. To see the entire schedule and to view more images from past events and tournaments, visit