Preparing their ponies for glory

2019-04-03 06:01


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THE hugely popular Midlands International Polo event is returning to the Lions River Polo Club on May 12 as a 14-goal South African team will take on Australia in what promises to be a fun family day for everyone.

The ever popular Hilton vs Michaelhouse Old Boys’ polo match will precede the International as they did in 2018.

A huge thanks is extended to sponsors Grindrod Bank, Jonsson Workwear & Dargle Plant Hire for making this event possible.

Don’t miss out on this unique experience in the beautiful KZN Midlands.

Entry for general admission is R200 per car on the day or you can pre-book a picnic site for R2 500 for 10 people. For more details e-mail or

— Supplied.

S upporters are welcome to bring their own food and drinks. On the general admission side of the field will be the following stalls:

• Food: Good-Enuf-2-Eat | Maddison Bakery

• Coffee: City Roast

• Bar: Artisan Bars

• Ice Cream: Freddo

Details of the day are as follows:

Event lineup:

9.30 am — Open

10 am to 11 am — School Children’s Curtain Raiser Polo Match

11 am to 12.30 pm — Hilton College Old Boys vs Michaelhouse Old Boys Curtain Raiser Polo Match

1 pm — Pony Parade

1.20 pm — National Anthems

1.30 pm to 3 pm — South Africa vs Australia

3 pm — Prizegiving

4 pm — Live band


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