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Exploring Polo Excellence: A Special Interview with Hilario Ulloa player of Park Place

During the Sotogrande International Tournament held in August 2023, Park Place, the esteemed polo team recognised for assembling the best players, horses, and resources to compete at the highest international level, enjoyed exclusive access to the facilities and dedicated services of Polo Valley throughout the event. This unique advantage allowed them to focus solely on their performance in the Sotogrande International Polo Tournament, underscoring their unwavering dedication to excellence on the field.

Delve into the world of professional polo with this exclusive interview featuring Hilario Ulloa, a prominent name in the polo world and a key player for Park Place. He has achieved notable triumphs, including recent success in the US Open. In this engaging conversation conducted by Grupo HCP editors of POLO by La Bocha, they explore Hilario’s return to the Sotogrande polo scene, his insights on the sport’s growth, and his ambitions for the upcoming season.

Read the full interview.

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Reimagining Polo: An interview with Christian Byrne, Director of Polo Valley

An illuminating interview conducted by Pololine TV with Christian Byrne, the visionary behind Polo Valley. In this insightful conversation, Byrne delves into the heart and soul of Polo Valley, offering a glimpse into the resort’s inspiring vision and remarkable offerings. This captivating conversation offers a deep dive into the heart of Polo Valley’s commitment to making polo accessible to all.

Interview Christian Byrne

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Academia de formación, iniciativa para potenciar mas el polo en Sotogrande


El periódico La Vanguardia anuncia el lanzamiento de la Sotogrande Polo Academy, nuestro programa de elite que combinará la educación académica y deportiva para jóvenes promesas del Polo. Sotogrande dará así, a partir de septiembre, un paso más como referente en la práctica del polo en España gracias a Polo Valley y su colaboración con la Sotogrande International School, que impulsará todavía más la actividad que se genera en esta zona de Andalucía. 

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New polo academy for Sotogrande International School


Matthew Knott from Study Travel Network writes about the launch of the Sotogrande Polo Academy, the worlds first eite polo training programme and the partnership between Sotogrande International School (SIS) and Polo Valley.

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Polo Valley Sotogrande: Experiencias increíbles adaptadas al nuevo normal


Charlie Gubbins from Noll Sotogrande explains how Polo Valley is adapting to the “new normal” in 2020 and tells locals about the new products on offer at the finca including overnight excursions and asados.

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At Polo Valley, a converted farm house in Sotogrande, you can try your hand at one of the oldest team sports in the world.


Sophie Ibbotson from City A.M. visited for a taster weekend to try out the sport of polo, explore Sotogrande by horse and enjoy one of Polo Valley’s famous Asados.

Player taking part in the polo induction programme
rider on polo pitch

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My polo weekend in Spain learning the sport of kings? It’s a galloping success! 


The Mail on Sunday’s Royal Correspondant, Charlotte Wace, headed to Polo Valley for a taster weekend learning to play polo in Sotogrande and staying at the exclusive Polo Valley guesthouse, just moments away from all of the action. 

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6 horsey gap years to make you want to pack your bags right now


Our Polo Induction Programme (PIP) for beginners to the sport of polo is recommended on Horse & Hounds list of equestrian themed gap years. Find out about our eight week programme living in Sotogrande. 

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How to win at Polo (and no it doesn’t involve cheating)

16 August 2017

Sam Leith from Tatler writes about his four day intensive course at Polo Valley and going from not knowing how to ride a pony to learning how to play chukkas on one.