The Polo School at Grand Champions

Since 2007, Grand Champions Polo Club has been hosting polo matches in the heart of Wellington. Marc and Melissa Ganzi have made the club one of the premier polo destinations for the winter season. With eleven fields, the club is one of the busiest in the nation and is proud to be hosting the Sterling Cup and $100,000 World Cup this spring season. The club also has tournaments ranging from 6 Goal to 20 Goal during the Fall, Winter and Spring seasons.

The Polo School and Polo on Demand at Grand Champions Polo Club is the perfect place to start your equine experience. The Polo School is available to adults and juniors of all ages and levels. Take individualized lessons with top professionals who will customize your experience. Horses, equipment and certified umpires are all provided for your use, while lessons are offered at both Grand Champions Polo Club and Santa Rita Polo Farm.

Santa Rita Polo Farm is the largest and most unique polo facility in Wellington with 120 stalls in five self-contained barns, exercise track, five climate-controlled tack rooms, vet room, staff quarters, guest house and three polo fields with state-of-the-art underground irrigation including one field for stick-and-ball with plans to build more polo fields in the future.

“This is great for polo,” Polo Manager Juan Olivera said. “Marc and Melissa have put in a lot of effort to promote polo and create more tournaments. For us, the patron is always the priority. We want them to feel good about playing polo and we want them to come back.”

In addition to The Polo School in Wellington, players can take lessons at the Aspen Valley Polo Club, Grand Champion’s sister club, in the summer.  The Polo School at Grand Champions, a 501c3 organization, is dedicated to teaching polo to all ages, particularly grass roots youth. Its mission is to provide individuals opportunities in polo. The Polo School operates in Wellington January through June and September through November.

For more information on The Polo School at Grand Champions Polo Club, contact  Juan Olivera at 561-373-0073 or email


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