SOTOGRANDE POLO ACADEMY
TRAIN PROFESSIONALLY WHILE GAINING A WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
In partnership with the Sotogrande International School, we are proud to offer the world’s first polo academy providing students with the opportunity to combine world class education with professional polo coaching. We recognise the importance of investing in the aspirations of the next generation.
The academy supports the transformation of amateur equestrian enthusiasts into seasoned players. Our goal is to facilitate the dreams of passionate, ambitious and athletic students who wish to acquire the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in the extraordinary yet competitive world of polo.
Next trial week: 10th February – 17th February 2024
SOTOGRANDE POLO ACADEMY IN NUMBERS
hours of tuition a week
Sunny days a year
minutes from SIS
Jan- March 2022 - B. WINTERSTEIGER
I was lucky enough to spend 8 amazing weeks (1 semester) at Polo Valley, and even then, this still wasn’t enough time at this beautiful place, it very quickly became a home away from home. The facilities and grounds are beautiful and very well-maintained, and the horses very well cared for. Whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced polo player looking to improve your game, they offer a wide range of options to a high standard, from polo-style riding lessons and stick and ball sessions, to chukkas and more. The pros, were incredible and great at catering to your individual level, whilst still pushing you out of your comfort zone in a safe environment. There is a special vibe and warmth about the place, and it quickly becomes apparent how much love, effort and dedication are put in by every member of the team to make the whole Polo Valley experience what it is. I cannot recommend Polo Valley more highly and look forward to keep coming back to this beautiful place!
FEBRUARY 2021 - A.RIEDIKER
I had the incredible chance spend 8 weeks here and it was amazing!! It is like a big family and from the first day on you feel like being a part of it. I came there with no experiences about polo. However, after one day I was sooo incredible addicted with it!! Every morning I woke up with a smile on my face and every night I went to bed with even a bigger smile! It was the best decision to join join the programme here and I hope there are a lot of people who can make the same experiences! There are so many memories and I literarily had the best time of my life! I’m so thankful for the amazing time at Polo Valley. I came for vacation and as a stranger and I left with a new home and a new family! You have to see amazing this place!
APRIL 2019 - N.BLAKELY
My son went to Polo Valley to help him improve his game. He came back a high goal professional Polo Valley was simply beautiful, everything perfectly organised and staff 110% delightful and personable – like a big family from day one. Great teamwork and all the horses all 100% super stars that clearly love polo. Very welcoming and always so very helpful. He played his first chukka at PV and scored twice … such an achievement. We loved the ponies so much he came back with Aria, his first polo pony! A wonderful new addition to our family and the start of his string. We will definitely be going back next year for more training and hopefully another pony. Polo Valley is the best European polo destination and we cant wait to go back. 100% worth it. See you guys next year!