Monthly Archives: May 2010
Due to rain – lots of rain, even the arena had standing water and we were not able to play. So Paul and I went into D.C. I have been wanting to buy a book from the National Museum of … Continue reading
After the first 4 chukkers, we watched the red and blue teams play the last 2. I really enjoy watching the play, and learn from it .
I was much more in the game today, 4 chukkers in a row, had one good goal assist. Capitol Polo reserved a spot at the Potomac Hunt Races. Here is a photo from the Preakness Ladies Open Flat:
It was a beautiful day! 74, light breeze, sun. Very fun practice, chukkers 1,2,3,4 in a row. I am getting stronger and a little faster, although Laura says “aggressive!” and “anticipate the play” and “hustle!” I love Laura she … Continue reading
During last winter’s blizzard I sat in front of the fire and read Gabriel García Márquez: A Life by Gerald Martin. This quote struck me, “His works almost always include the theme of waiting, which is, of course, merely … Continue reading
Marcos worked with me on my riding in the indoor arena. He had me work on a canter in larger and smaller circles, and on stopping and turning. When stopping, plant your feet forward and sit down in the saddle. … Continue reading
I was the only actual mother on the field for the Mother’s Day Game. It was so rough. Windy as hell, and fast as hell. We got clobbered 6 to 1. Laura, who is my former instructor playing on the … Continue reading
And to all women in the world, I wish you strength and stamina – and speed! Love, Susan
Saturday we played with sustained winds of 25 – 30. Really hard to keep my mallet up. I played on the Legal polo team with Theresa, Marissa and Juan Carlos – all very strong players. I held in there, but … Continue reading
This book, Go, Dog, Go! by P.D. Eastman is one of my favorites. It describes our after polo parties. Here is a picture of Buddy, Marissa’s rescue daschund. He is adorable!