Every year, new exhibits are added. There is truly something for everyone. The interactive timeline is a journey from the roots of Polo in Asia more than 2,600 years ago, through its evolution in America, to its present day as a worldwide sport. The enduring relationship of human and horse is celebrated in this exhibit.
Other exhibits include “The Polo Pony: An Extraordinary Athlete,” “ Horses To Remember,” a mallet making display and the history of the United States Open Championship. Visitors can also explore the Hall of Fame and view magnificedddnt trophies dating from the 1880s, Gen. George Patton’s polo saddle, Tommy Hitchcock’s wooden “practice” horse, equine paintings and more. The library contains many books, journals, magazines, statistical and written records, all available for research.
Some Current Exhibits
- A Day in the Life of a Polo Pony
- The History of Polo
- The History of the Westchester Cup
- Horses to Remember Portraits by Melinda Brewer
- Best Playing Ponies
- Women in Polo
- The Mallet
- Arena Polo in America
The U.S. Open
A century of champions pursue polo’s most coveted U.S. trophy.
From its birth as a sprig of bamboo to a finished mallet worthy of a 10-goaler.
Women in Polo
From Persian princesses to rebellious Bostonians to U.S. Open champions.
The Rieke Sculpture
A spectacular bronze from the collection of a late Hall of Famer.