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Polo on the Gold Coast
Polo on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Polo

Thursday, July 28, 2005

The Gold Coast Polo and Country Club in Guanaba is a leading establishment for equine sports and activities. Close to Brisbane and Surfers Paradise, it provides world-class facilities and spectator galleries for polo, dressage, show-jumping, train riding, gymkhana and associated activities. It also accommodates outdoor symposiums and events.

There are 62 stables available for agistment, and horses kept there may be maintained by their owner or fed, exercised and cared for by staff. Riding lessons given by qualified coaches and there are saddle groups for children.

The club is a staging ground for Australian thoroughbred polo pony sales of some of the world's best ponies schooled by leading trainers.

Polo lessons and training are available and participants should be fairly capable riders. Before they set you on a horse, you must do a session on the wooden horse while your skill level is appraised.

If your interest is purely as a spectator, the club welcomes visitors to take along a picnic lunch and watch local matches.

The Queenslander-style clubhouse is available for other functions and the pool, spa, tennis court and spa have marvelous views of the polo fields and manicured grounds.

Location

Queensland's Gold Coast.

Cost

Gold Coast Polo Club one hour group lessons are $77 or $44 if you take your own polo horse. Major tournaments are $10 a car and all other club matches are free.


Please note that the prices listed are valid at the time of filming.

More information

The Gold Coast Polo & Country Club
1 Caballo Road
Guanaba 4210
Ph: (07) 5580 5533
Fax: (07) 5580 5544

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