Polo America is holding a Barn Tour in New York and Connecticut to benefit the Semper Fi Fund, a charity that provides urgently needed resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
The Polo America Barn Tour will consist of four 55-passenger luxury busses to tour three of the most prestigious equestrian country club and private barns on the East Coast on August 24. Busses will depart from Darien Middlesex Middle School.
Tickets are $75 per person and include a visit to Ox Ridge Riding Club, Old Salem Farm and Double H Farm. Tours take place at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Each tour will last approximately three hours. Box lunches will be provided to the attendees. Attendees who purchase four or more tickets will receive a General Admission Tailgating pass to the Greenwich Polo Club to attend the August 25 polo match at the Greenwich Polo Club.
To purchase tickets, go to https://poloamerica.com/polo-america-barn-tour/ or call 760-668-6093. The Registration Tent at Darien Middlesex Middle School will be easily recognized as it is positioned between two Stamford Lincoln SUV's. As guests await their bus they have the opportunity to inspect the 2020 Lincoln Navigator and Lincoln Aviator.
SEMPER FI FUND
Is one of America’s highest rated charities, they are dedicated to providing urgently needed resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
The Polo America Barn Tour is sponsored by Lucchese, Sothebys International Realty, Stamford Lincoln, B&D Builders, Tasos Kokoris AIA and Polo America.
Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club | Darien, Conn.
Locals might be more familiar with the name Ox Ridge Hunt Club. After 104 years, its name has changed to Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club. In addition to a new equestrian complex with world-class trainers, there will be a new, 18,000 sq. ft. clubhouse. Ox Ridge stabling can accommodate 60 horses and includes an indoor heated washroom and several tack rooms. A complete system of fans provides ventilation and comfort throughout the stable. The club is gated and grooms live onsite. In addition to surveillance cameras, Ox Ridge maintains the services of a night watchman to help ensure the utmost care and protection of the horses 24/7. The stables have access to 12 grass turnout areas that are all independent of each other.
Double H Farm | Ridgefield, Conn.
Double H Farm is a one-of-a-kind, premier equestrian facility. It features 2 beautiful barns. The main barn has 20 stalls, 4 grooming and wash stalls, and laundry, tack and feed rooms. It also features a large trophy room and lounge, 2 offices and a full kitchen. The second barn — built for the breeding operation — has 14 stalls and 2 grooming and wash stalls. It also has laundry, tack and feed rooms, and an office. Additionally, there are 8 stalls in a shed row. This is a world-class equine facility impeccably and meticulously maintained to the highest level.
Old Salem Farm | North Salem
Westchester County’s Old Salem Farm, a 120-acre boarding and training facility with 95 permanent stalls, is home to 2016 U.S. Olympic team silver medalist Lucy Davis, and trainer and rider Christian Coyle. Old Salem Farm is a leading equestrian competition venue in North America, as rated by the North American Riders Group for 5 years.