Skidmore Polo Alumni Celebration Weekend 2022

April 30-May 1

~Celebrating 47 years~


  • Update your contact info 

  • Make a donation.

  • RSVP for the weekend.


FRIDAY, April 29


Meet up with friends on your own.  

Beware the lure of Caroline Street on your first night!

SATURDAY, April 30

Alumni and Senior Chukkers, 11 AM

Bloomfield Farm Arena

20 Bloomfield Road, Saratoga Springs NY

Sign up for chukkers using the RSVP link

or just come and cheer on your fellow alums.  

Alumni Dinner and Awards Banquet, 6:45 PM

Wishing Well Restaurant

745 Saratoga Road (Rte 9), Wilton NY 

The evening will feature club updates, awarding of the Founder's Cup, Betsey Languish Memorial Award, Parsnips Award and maybe....the Alumni Spirit Award!  Parents and friends are welcome to attend as well.

Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance online by 4/20/22 --Use link above.


Late Night Downtown

Unofficial post-banquet meet-up is at Gaffneys and then who knows where from there.

SUNDAY, May 1, 11 AM

Skidmore Polo Club Alumni Advisory Board AND 

Equine Polo Instructional Center Executive Board Meeting

At Orthwein residence, 18 Bloomfield Rd, Saratoga Springs

Skidmore Polo outgoing/incoming officers are invited to attend.

Skidmore Polo Alumni Advisory Board

Jed Lavitt '77                 

Leighton Jordan '78     

Jennifer Donnelly '90

Tabitha Orthwein '91    

William Orthwein '92 

Lexie Marquis '93

Dan Haro '10                  

Max Nager '10

Mission Statement: The goal of the Skidmore Polo Club Alumni Advisory Board is to provide mentorship, leadership, and consistency of management and operations to the student run Skidmore Polo Club. The SPCAAB will help student officers of the Club transition the program as students naturally come into and graduate from the team. The SPCAAB will provide a network of dedicated alumni who have a breadth of equine and business knowledge and ability to provide mentorship and leadership to the officers of the Skidmore Polo Club as well as to coaching staff. 


Skidmore Polo Club Alumni Advisory Board Member Responsibility: The Skidmore Polo Club Alumni Advisory Board will meet or conference call at time of formation and will gather for a formal meeting with current and incoming Skidmore Polo Club officers each year on Skidmore Polo Alumni Weekend.


In addition each Skidmore Polo Club Alumni Advisory Board member will be responsible for mentoring and advising student leaders who are responsible for one or more of six areas identified as needing support:  budget, horse care, string management, coach/venue agreements, alumni outreach and USPA grant research. Mentoring/advising will involve checking in with the student leader(s) responsible for one or more of these areas on a regular basis by email and/or phone.

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