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Cirencester Polo Academy offer lessons and training programmes to any age and any ability, from complete beginners, even non-riders. We like to build a tailor made programme for each individual to suit your specific aims and budget. 

See below for what is on offer. If you can't find what you're looking for just ask.

Riding Establishment Licence No. C/17/00689/ARIDE Issued by Cotswold District Council

Individual Lessons

Cirencester Polo Academy Individual lessons are one-to-one tuition with head coach Martin ffrench Blake. They are a fantastic opportunity to focus on particular tecnique issues and progress rapidly.They also provide a suitable environment for beginners to gain confidence and knowledge before progressing to group sessions and chukkas.

Dates & Times
Individual Lessons can be booked any day from Tuesday - Sunday, from 10am - 6pm

Individual Polo Lessons are £150 for 1 1/2 hour sessions 
Included within this are all horse and equipment hire 

Individual Lesson Vouchers make a fantastic gift and can be redeemed at any date throughout the season. They are fine for complete beginners, even non-riders. They come beautifully presented in a CPPC gift card, but if you would like something else to wrap up with them please see our merchandise page for some extra ideas.
Individual Polo Lesson Voucher

Group Lessons

Group lessons run regularly throughout the season offering a range of levels. An enjoyable and social affair, these can also be arranged for groupd of friends, parties, corporate groups and pony club sessions by arrangement.

Dates & Times
Group Lessons run on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Group bookings for 4 or more people can be arranged at any time from Tuesday - Sunday.

Group polo lessons are £85 per person which includes horse and equipment hire if necessary. 

Group Polo Lesson Voucher

Instructional Chukkas

Instructional chukkas are a fantastic way to improve your game rapidly in a safe and controlled environment in order to progress towards tournament polo and full club chukkas. 

Dates & Times
Instructional Chukkas run on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons and Saturday & Sunday mornings.

£150 for a one hour session. Includes multiple horse hire and equipment if necessary
Instructional Chukka Voucher

Stick & Ball

Practice makes perfect and stick and ball sessions are the perfect opportunity to practice. Ponies are available to hire individually or as a group to use the stick and ball areas. The perfect way to escape from it all and enjoy a summer's evening in the glorious Cirencester Park. A coach will always be on hand for tips and constructive exercise suggestions should you require.

Dates & Times
Stick & Ball sessions can be booked any time from Tuesday to Sunday depending on availability.

Stick & Ball sessions are £99 per person (minimum 2 people), including two ponies and equipment if necessary

Polo Experience Days

The Cirencester Polo Academy Polo Experience Days are an extremely popular way to be introduced to polo. Either as a one day experience, ideal for hen & stag parties, birthday celebrations or corporate team buildling, or alternatively as the first step towards learning to play.

You will be amazed how quickly complete beginners will be hitting the ball and even playing a chukka by the end of the day.

Dates & Times
Every Sunday throughout the season (April-September)
Or Tuesday - Saturday for group bookings of 4+  

Typical Timetable for the Day

  • Meet in the clubhouse for coffee, biscuits and quick safety briefing
  • Learn how to hold the mallet and the various swings using short sticks
  • Learn to hit the ball with full size sticks from our purpose built wooden horses
  • Get onto the horses and learn to ride for polo; one handed, stops, turns etc.
  • Put both together and begin to Stick & Ball on the pony
  • Play your first chukka!
  • Enjoy lunch in the Ivy Lodge Restaurant or a Pitch-Side Picnic
  • Relax in the Clubhouse and let the professionals show you how it's done! 

Polo Experience's are £100 or £199 per person depending which option you would like.
Included within this are all horse and equipment hire & car passes and Day Membership tickets to the VIP members area and grandstand to watch the finals that day.

Polo Experience Day Vouchers make a fantastic gift and can be redeemed at any date throughout the season. They come beautifully presented in a CPPC gift card, but if you would like something else to wrap up with them please see our merchandise page for some extra ideas.

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