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Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

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A gorgeous afternoon!!

My daughter is an equestrian however we had never had the experience of seeing these beautiful... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Great Afternoon of Polo

We had a great afternoon and really fun time watching Polo. Wow!! The horses are fast! I'm... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2016
Orange County, California
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughter is an equestrian however we had never had the experience of seeing these beautiful athletic animals on the polo field. What a fun and gorgeous way to spend the afternoon!!! The backdrop of these polo grounds are stunning. Mountains to the left, blue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

My Father insisted on bringing up Equestrians, But I fell off the horse at age 8, I didn't bring up mice, he said. Get back up on the horse. So I flew away, like a butterfly. Side saddle. This is the most beautiful club I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the gift of an umbrella covered box. If you don't have that you better have a huge hat. It's hot in the grandstand and no shade. Bar serves up cold libations and there is a cafe to enjoy a light snack or lunch...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rocky J
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Spent an afternoon here watching my first polo match. The stands have covered sections, so get there early if you want to be able to see and have shade. We got stuck in the nosebleed section for the first three chukkers (periods) and couldn't see...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank kallanchen
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We had a great afternoon and really fun time watching Polo. Wow!! The horses are fast! I'm surprised this is such a rare sport to watch.We had a terrific time!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great equestrian facilities located between the maountains and the Pacific Ocean. Well run facility, great management team and some terrfiific polo played there

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank AnthonyVic
Reviewed February 3, 2015

Was here for a lacrosse tourney (a bit different than the usual usage), and I couldn't believe how beautiful this place was. Has an old school charm with the clubhouse, and then has the stables and everything surrounding a gigantic pristine field of grass. Workers...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Kyle M
Reviewed August 2, 2014

Polo games begin at 1:00 and 3:00pm each Sunday May-October. A really fun outing for the family. Entrance fee of $10 for 18 and older included a lovely magazine and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine! They even had sparkling cider for kids and non-drinkers....More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Bob S
Reviewed February 1, 2014

The grounds are really kept up well. Easy access to parking lot or street parking. If you get here early you can park on street and save $$ but we preferred parking in the lot to be able to get things out of car as...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank gamnpapa
Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a fun summer outing on the weekends. A lot of international teams visit for the season and there is a general small town feeling to a great sport. Which makes it accessible to more than one would imagine.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Frederika881
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