Arena polo meets ice hockey on horseback

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Gladiator Polo – the newest and fastest-growing style of polo – is debuting at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) on Saturday, June 24. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with Saturday Night Lights entertainment including free carousel and pony rides, face painting, live music, Gladiator-inspired games and more. Adults can pre-party at the Tryon Resort craft beer festival, or fans of all ages can feast on an authentic Argentine Asado buffet from
6-10 p.m. The Gladiator Polo match starts at 8 p.m. Admission and parking are free. (Submitted by Michelle Yelton. Photo by Diana DeRosa.)

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