The Swiss watchmaker Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre is proud to announce its sponsorship of British Polo Day Abu Dhabi and British Polo Day Dubai for the second consecutive year. The British Polo Day 2014 Series sees Britain’s best young players and polo enthusiasts flying in to the UAE.
On Saturday 22nd March 2014, the British Polo Day 2014 series, began in style at Abu Dhabi’s Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, the private royal club of His Highness Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In attendance at British Polo Day Abu Dhabi were international polo champions Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan and Jaeger-LeCoultre polo ambassador, Clare Milford Haven.
His Highness Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan al Nahyan, himself a famed show jumper, presented the Thesiger Trophy to the winning Ghantoot Polo team and Daniel Riedo, the CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, the Official Timekeeper of British Polo Day, presented the Best Playing Pony Prize.
In keeping with British Polo Day’s ongoing commitment to philanthropy, this year’s event included an auction in support of Abu Dhabi charity Women and Health Alliance and British charity Help for Heroes.
On Friday 28 March 2014, the spectacular British Polo Day Dubai returns to the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club – the birthplace of British Polo Day and the setting for its very first event in 2009.