Welcome to Newport Polo, host of the Newport International Polo Series and functioning body of the historic Westchester Polo Club, America’s first polo club, established in 1876 and charter member of the United States Polo Association. Today's club is based in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, with a public exhibition event venue at Glen Farm as well as private practice & tournament fields, indoor & outdoor arenas and training facilities in Newport County, RI.
Formed in 1876 by founding members from Westchester County, NY, the Westchester Polo Club established its summer headquarters and polo grounds in Newport, RI where its members annually convened for summer holidays. The original club remained active until 1929. Revived in 1992 and known popularly as Newport Polo, the club remains registered with the United States Polo Association under the historic Westchester name. Please use the links below for more information about the club, including membership, facilities, and polo instruction for all levels. For membership consultation, please contact Club President and USPA delegate, Dan Keating, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.