Polo Ponies!

I thought I’d share a few more pictures from my afternoon at the Sarasota Polo Club. These really make me miss my horse days! I’ve never attempted polo, although we did have a college team when I was at Purdue. I read that the Polo Club offers lessons so maybe one of these days I’ll have to try it out, just for fun. Sadly though, I’m pretty sure my horse riding muscles are long gone…not to mention my apparent lack of coordination!

Sarasota Polo Ponies!

Clydesdale Photography

Sarasota Polo Club

Sarasota Polo Club

Polo Photography

Sarasota Equine Photography

Clydesdales | Sarasota Polo Club

I had a great time at the first annual Woof Gang Bakery Cup at the Sarasota Polo Club this afternoon. I can’t believe that after almost 6 years of living in Sarasota, I had never been to a polo match! Since I was very busy judging the Woof Gang Bakery contests, I didn’t get a chance to watch much of the action on the field, but will definitely have to make a trip back!

There were so many cool dogs who came out for this event – we had such a hard time judging. Congratulations to all of the winners! I’ll be posting more pictures soon, but thought I’d start with these beauties – the Lake Run Farm Clydesdales.

Sarasota Polo Club Clydesdales

Woof Gang Bakery Cup

The first annual Woof Gang Bakery Cup is this Sunday, January 24th! The event starts at 1 pm and will take place at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch. In addition to some great polo action on the field, Woof Gang Bakery will be  hosting a dog parade during halftime and will have some fun contests with awards to the top two dogs in the following categories:

Best Tail Wagging – Dogs (not the handler) will be judged on the exuberance of their tail motion.
Most Original Costume – A class to judge the dog and/or handler on their entertaining attire.
Most Mysterious Heritage – A class for those lovable pets whose features cross all lines of breed characteristics. You will not find this class at Westminster.
Terrific Pet Tricks – Show off your dog’s talent to do anything. It does not have to be outrageous!
Best Vocal Performance – Move over Barbara, get out of the way Celine. This category features canine crooners with the most unforgettable talents.
Most Glamorous – Paris, Milan, New York, Dupont Circle. This category is for canines with class and a little bit of attitude. Watch out for the paparazzi!

This should be a really fun event and I’m looking forward to being one of the contest judges! For more information and directions to the Sarasota Polo Club, click here. Hope to see you and your pups there!

Woof Gang Bakery Cup