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Royal, artsy horse frenzy hits Palm Beach as US Open Polo kicks off

Zak Bennett | Posted 04.09.2017 | Arts
Zak Bennett

(The 52x39 inch photo, as a part of the Equine show, is just one of the photos to be be sold for $12,800 during the week of the 112th US Open Polo Cha...

How to Be Single... In Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.08.2017 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai is the new mecca -- pardon the pun -- of the single and fun seeking. There are communal lunches, morning markets that encourage interaction, Polo brunches and wine and cheese evenings that can't be beat.

The Girl's Got Polo: Excerpt: Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.10.2017 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

There was something about polo players, especially the men. Something macho, something beyond-the edge, so smoldering with sex and danger that it cou...

"I Had a Great Life, I F*cked a Lot." Excerpt: Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.03.2017 | Women
Amy Phillips Penn

Here's the stuff I was raised on. Imagine how you'd turn out. "It only takes five minutes to change your life," my grandmother Rachel chimed in. "T...

Polo Legends (Excerpt From Seduced By Polo)

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.27.2017 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

Legend has it that in Persia, thousands of years ago, polo was played with the heads of their enemies: bloody, gory, defeated heads, humiliated and tr...

Palm Beach (excerpt from Seduced By Polo)

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.24.2017 | Style
Amy Phillips Penn

Palm Beach Palm Beach is a headline always waiting to happen. One small Southern county, brazen enough to throw off a national election, Palm Beach ...

My Love Affair With Wellington

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.07.2017 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

When young equestrian newlywed Andres Rodriguez and his friend, amateur jumper, Sophie Walker died in a tragic accident near the Palm Beach Polo grounds this week, WelliWorld wept real tears.

A New Day in Colombia

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.01.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Colombia has paired the economic momentum with institution building. The country's democracy has rapidly matured. Yet, there is no guarantee that this momentum will continue. Any future success would greatly benefit from Colombia successfully implementing a peace agreement with domestic guerillas.

It Was A Fulll Throttle Celeb Fest at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic In Los Angeles This Weekend

Susan Michals | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachel Zoe, January Jones, Selma Blair, and a sea of other celebs came out to watch Nacho Figueras take his team to victory at the 6th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Will Rogers State Historic Park.

Why My Pashtun Side Will Always Love Polo

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 08.14.2016 | Sports
Ayesha Vardag

The game is so old it predates recorded history -- the first games in recorded history date from 600 BC. The modern version we'd recognize in the west has its roots in northern India. This is where my love of polo really begins: with its rich, colorful and above all, long, history.

Buenos Aires: Learn to Play Polo in Just One Day (PHOTOS)

Kevin Richberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Buenos Aires stands out as one of the world's educational tourism capitals, because quite frankly, it has a lot to teach us! While vacationing in the Argentine capital it's possible to take classes in Spanish, art, wine, cooking, photography, tango and even polo.

The 3rd Annual Santa Ynez Polo Classic Kicks Off and Perpetuates the Carlos Gracida Sportsmanship Award

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Buelton California at the Circle JB Polo Ranch photo credits LuxEco...

7 Sexy Reasons You Should Be Watching Polo This Summer

JustLuxe | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

(Photo Courtesy of Nic Roldan) By Mila Pantovich We love the excitement of a good polo match, but having a dashing gentleman riding the horse just t...

Polo: An Argentine Legacy (VIDEO) | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

To some people, Polo might be all about fast-paced horse riding, beautiful women and sunny afternoons on the field with a glass of champagne. But look...

"Christmas Letter 2013"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

"Princely Postcard"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.30.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima It would not be classic British understatement to say that Prince Charles and I have a lot in common. For one thing, as my wife, Sue...

Is the Gezira Club Still the "In" Place in Cairo?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

With all the political, security, religious, and social turmoil in Egypt today it's easy to forget former stomping grounds with a special historical f...

"The Polo Pony Whisperer"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima A horse is a horse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a horse, of course -- unless, of course, you're a newspaper columnis...

Prince Harry: From Polo in Connecticut to Orphans in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 07.23.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Not often do I have the chance to meet with royals who care deeply about orphans. Unable to get out of meetings in Manhattan, I did the next best thi...

Sunny Days in the Dominican Republic

Vitamin Daily | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

We crave sun, sand and salutations. But we don't need crowds, saccharine drinks and poolside renditions of "La Macarena."

Christina Wilkie

Polo Ponies, Vacation Homes, Art Collections: What The Wealthy Label 'Small Businesses' On Their Taxes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- Polo ponies, vineyards in Napa Valley and racing yachts are some of the trappings of the ultra-wealthy all over the world. But in the U....

Ponies and Stripes Forever: The Olympics' Shameless Polo Product Placement

Anne Zeiser | Posted 09.19.2012 | Media
Anne Zeiser

So it seems the mega-pony on the U.S. uniform represents how we have sold our loftiest commodity -- our national honor -- to corporate branding.

The Orange Line Extension -- Another Reason to Leave Your Car at Home

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Unless you are transporting your horse from Chatsworth to the polo field at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, there is no reason not to ride the Orange Line.

LOOK: Celebs At The 2012 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

Keeping it classy and popping the bubbly over the weekend was actor Clive Owen, who hosted the 2012 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Liberty State Park ...

PHOTOS: Prince Harry & Prince Williams Suit Up For A Polo Match

Posted 05.13.2012 | Style

We're not sure which makes us happier: seeing William and Harry put on those white polo uniforms and ride around on horses... or seeing Prince Harry m...