FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J — Tents lined the polo field at Fieldview Farm for the Hunterdon Polo Classic on June 9.

Despite the weatherman predicting rain for the weekend, sunny skies and a gentle breeze prevailed. 

The event supports several worthy causes — the Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ Prevent, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick - Hunterdon, Riding with Heart, the Toshiko Takaezu Studio Project and Valley Crest Farm & Preserve.

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A parade of classic cars and a performance by St. Ann's Pipes and Drums kicked off the event.The Tewksbury Foot Bassets and the Essex Fox Hounds also paid a visit at half time.

Prizes were awarded for the best tailgates and best hats. 

Plans are already underway for the 2019 event which will be held June 8. For more information visit, call 908-713-POLO (7656) or e-mail

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