CSPA News

Foot–and–mouth

Published in News on 01 Jan 2008


The Defra Guidance Note on horses and foot-and-mouth disease provides invaluable advice and information. THIS guidance note is aimed at people owning, keeping, or working with horses kept for recreational purposes in England, during an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. It explains what restrictions apply, and recommends the precautions you should take to minimise the risk [...]

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Berenberg Bank United Services Cup & Hackett Inter-regimental Final

Published in News on 15 Jul 2007


TWO finals, one venue, made for the most thrilling climax to the Chapple Cup Series and the oldest tournament in polo. GUARDS Polo Club bore witnes to the most thrilling finale to the Chapple Cup Series in the history of the tournament as the CSPA and Eastern Circuit United States Polo Association clashed in the [...]

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Hackett Rundle Cup Day

Published in News on 14 Jul 2007


THE 2007 Hackett Rundle Cup Day at Tidworth Polo Club proved yet another memorable event in the polo calendar. Thousands of people soaked up the unique atmosphere, with music from The Portsmouth Royal Marine Band, to witness two very exciting matches. The ICOA Trophy, sponsored by BAE, was round two in the Chapple Cup series [...]

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Rma Sandhurst Polo Day

Published in News on 08 May 2007


AGAINST all the odds the sun shone at the RMAS Polo Day which raised substantial sums for Service charities and military polo. In the middle of the wettest start to a British summer on record, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Charity Polo Day began under the threat of more storm clouds. But as the play [...]

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CSPA Polo Tour Chile

Published in News on 13 Mar 2007


A TEAM from the CSPA enjoyed a very successful week-long tour in Chile in March. ON Tuesday 13 March, Lieutenant Commander Al Wilson and Major Charlie Valdes-Scott departed the UK for a week-long polo tour to Chile, accompanied by wife and fiancée respectively. Lieutenant Colonel Johnny Wheeler, the tour organiser, most unfortunately snapped his Achilles [...]

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