Charity Polo Match on August 19th, 2017

See the action-packed sport of polo!  Meet the players!  Get autographs!  Lots of fun for all ages, including a gift shop, silent auction, kids area, games, bounce house, food trucks, soda, water and adult beverages!

All proceeds from the St. Louis Benefit Polo Club’s match on Saturday, Aug. 19, goes to the Endangered Wolf Center and its important mission of preserving critically endangered Mexican wolves and red wolves.

The match will be held at the Blue Heron Farms Polo Club, 4020 Benne Road, Defiance, MO 63341. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the match begins at 4 p.m.

Admission is just $25 a carload.

VIP tickets are $75 a person. VIPs enjoy a reserved area with an elevated view and all activities, including food and drinks, free of charge.

Sponsorships start at $500. Sponsorships include seating under a reserved tent with a catered buffet. Call 636-938-9306 to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Special exhibits include Spike the Clydesdale, Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary, Longmeadow Rescue Ranch barn buddies and the World Wildlife Fund.

There will be a kids area with games and mask-making, a bounce house, gift shop, silent auction, delicious food, soda and water, and adult beverages for those over 21.

Whether you’re a polo aficionado or a first-time fan, the sport is simply amazing to watch:
• The regulation size of an outdoor polo field is 300 yards by 160 yards – the size of 8 football fields.
• An average polo pony weighs 1,000 pounds.
• The average speed of a polo pony in play is 35 miles an hour.