A magical week in Costa Careyes Mexico

At the 17th Agua Alta from 19-26 March, known as Semana Santa in Mexico, ten teams were hosted by the Costa Careyes Polo Club – Alberto and Kari Ardissone and Giorgio Brignone, founder of the polo club. Players from Peru, Columbia, England, Italy, Portugal, Ecuador, Argentina and Mexico came to play in four 10-goal teams and six 6-goal teams. Professional umpires – Martin Haurie, Argentina, Daniel Roenisch, Canada, and Nico Millan, Argentina – directed the play on the field. Over 120 horses were shipped from all parts of Mexico for the event. Octavio Munguia was the speaker for all 98 chukkas of play over the 7 days.