Tacoma Polo Club’s popular summer tournaments are a traditional favorite. The Club is located approximately two hours north of Portland. Tacoma Polo Club is known for its family atmosphere where fans tailgate or watch polo matches from the clubhouse deck. The game of polo has 7.5 minute periods called chukkas. Players ride a different horse in each chukka. (Photos by Andrew Towell)
Umpire Rene Skaggs holds a pick up stick and sets up a fouled shot. There are two mounted umpires and a referee on the sidelines in every chukka.
The Tacoma Polo Club has a regulation sized field, practice field and club house with deck seating for spectators. It’s located at 202 288th Avenue East, Roy, Washington, 98580.