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A polo lesson for the riding novice

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on Tuesday, 26 June 2012
The only knowledge of polo I have is from that scene in Pretty Woman where the spectators take part in stomping the Divots (stomping down the torn up turf) and everyone looks incredibly smart whilst sipping champagne. So in my eyes an invitation from luxury watch-makers Jaeger-LeCoultre to a day of polo would entail lots of champagne, well dressed ladies and gentlemen, and some rather dashing men on horseback...YAY!

Despite the fact the last time I had actually sat on a horse was as a child on a Blackpool beach family holiday, I discovered I wouldn't just be watching polo - I would be playing too!

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The ground I visited was owned by Claire Milford Haven, herself a Jaeger-LeCoultre ambassador, and it was there that my adventure began...

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