WHAT: Rege Ludwig, world renowned polo instructor, will be conducting his 21st Annual Virginia Polo Clinic at the beautiful University of Virginia Polo facilities located in Charlottesville. The clinics will be 6 or 3 days in duration. The data over the years has shown that 35% of the students attending these clinics have become active polo playing member of the USPA. The clinic enrollment is limited to twelve students. There are clinics for beginning players and experienced polo players. The intermediate level clinics (indicated on the application) are for experienced polo players up to the 2-goal level and past students. For the beginning level clinics, the participants need to be adequate riders.
COST: The cost of the clinic is $1,600.00 for adults and $1,350.00 for juniors for the 6-day program. The 3-day session is $975.00. This includes horses, which will be completely equipped and Friday night dinner where you will be guests at the Virginia Polo Club to watch their tournament games.
INFORMATION: If you are interested in attending please contact Ludwig Polo Clinics at the above numbers. To reserve your space a 50% deposit is required. Checks should be made out to Ludwig Polo Clinics and mailed to 74350 Primrose Dr., Palm Desert, CA 92260 or faxed to 760-773-3558. Visa, Mastercard and American Express cards may also be used.
TRAVEL: The Virginia Polo Center is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia. The area is home to the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson&Mac226;s home, Monticello, and many other historic sites. The facilities are approximately 200 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. and 60 miles from
Richmond, VA. Flight arrangements may be made directly into Charlottesville.
FROM REGE: I would enjoy working with you to start you in your polo career or to sharpen your current polo skills. This will be our 21st year and we are looking forward to our best year. Come and join us for a great time!
21st ANNUAL VIRGINIA POLO CLINIC, 2003
Located at Virginia Polo Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
Instructor: REGE LUDWIG
NAME_____________________________________AGE (if minor)____
MAY 26-31: Intermediate, Rate: $1600.00
JUNE 2-4: 3-day, Rate- $975.00
JUNE 5-7: Intermediate 3-day, Rate-$975.00
JUNE 9-14: Novice, Rate: $1600.00
JUNE 16-21: Junior (14 yr.-college) Rate $1350.00
RATE: Adult $1600.00 | Student $1350.00
Rege Ludwig&Mac226;s Video- POLO: HITTING THE BALL with POWER
AND ACCURACY-$49.95 plus $5.00 shipping in U.S.
Riding ability Polo Ability
Intermediate Intermediate: Rated___goal at_________Polo Club
Advanced Advanced: Rated___goal at___________Polo Club
Please send application with a 50% deposit made payable to Ludwig Polo Clinics to:
74-350 Primrose Dr., Palm Desert, Ca. 92260. For further information call #760-773-3558. Mastercard and Visa credit cards may be used. Refund will be issued if cancellation is received 3 weeks before start of clinics.
Credit card #_________________________________________Exp.date_________
Printed name of cardholder_____________________________________________
Signature of cardholder________________________________________________
How did you hear about us? Previous student______________________
21st ANNUAL VIRGINIA POLO CLINIC
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
TIME FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
7:00-8:00 INTRODUCE NEW MATERIAL/REVIEW OLD MATERIAL
8:00-9:00 RIDING FOR POLO (horseback, outdoor arena)-----------------
9:00-10:00 MALLET USE AND DEVELOPING THE SWING
(wooden sawhorse, indoor arena)------
10:00-11:00 FOOT POLO (indoor arena)/ HITTING CAGE (cage)-------------
11:30-12:30 DISCUSSION (classroom)-------------------------------------
12:00-1:30 STICK AND BALL (horseback)--------------------------------
1:30-2:30 SCRIMMAGE (horseback)--------------------------------------
Please bring with you mallets (at least 2), boots, helmet, britches or jeans, tennis shoes and a willingness to work hard and learn a great deal. Optional items are; spurs, whip and knee guards. A foot polo mallet is strongly recommended. Coffee, donuts, bagels, muffins, granola bars, juices, fruit and other snacks are available throughout the day.
LOCAL HOTEL AND MOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Travel agent: Covington Travel Agency in Charlottesville (phone #888-295-0004 or 434-295-0004.
Following are a list of local hotel and accomodations with approximate rates listed.
Holiday Inn South
I-64 &Rte. 631 (5th St.)
(nearest polo facilities)
(discounted to Virginia Polo Clinic students)
The Inn at Court Square
410 E. Jefferson
$149 and up
(Bed and Breakfast)
105 Emmet St
400 Emmet St
Hwy 250 &29 By Pass
$55.00 (includes breakfast)
Hwy 250 East
$225 and up
Boars Head Inn
Hwy 250 W.
$110.00 and up
Virginia Polo Facilities: You may fly into Charlottesville, VA (30 min.drive to facilities), Richmond, VA (1.5 hr. drive to facilities) or Washington, DC (3 hr. drive to facilities).
Driving Directions: If you were traveling on I-64, get off on 5th St (Hwy 631) and go south for about three miles. You will see a sign that reads "Forest Lodge", turn left at that sign and go to the fork and keep left past the pond, and you are there. Polo club phone number is 434-979-0293.