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Address: Swinford Stables Nortons Lane | Norton's Lane, Great Barrow, Chester CH3 7JZ, England
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+44 7958 159876
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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The polo academy is offering outstanding tuition for all levels of rider...

The polo academy is offering outstanding tuition for all levels of rider and player, including absolute beginners with no riding experience wanting a 'taste' of one of the most glamorous, fast-paced and skillful sports in the world.

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Polo lessons

I have been giving thought to having a go at Polo for quite some time as the game really appealed to me. However, having never ridden a horse in my life, I kept putting it off. My... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
tssam2003
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been giving thought to having a go at Polo for quite some time as the game really appealed to me. However, having never ridden a horse in my life, I kept putting it off. My initial conversation with James really put me at ease and gave me the confidence to at least try. His instruction was nothing short... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From a fun insight into the sport to refining your skill set at a high level this is a great place. I have enjoyed going there many times both to play and also to make the most of James' talent for choosing and making polo ponies, many of which are playing at the highest level.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Was looked after every moment. Food , entertainment and polo all sorted. Best holiday of my life 👌

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1 Thank Sheena C
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried one session of polo with James and even though I'd never ridden properly before, I was hooked. I've had a number of lessons with James and he's really brought me on. The horses are beautifully turned out and he matches the horse and rider. The social side of JF Polo Academy is one of the main plus points... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having ridden a little in the past, and with friends playing polo, i decided to take a few lessons at JP Polo Academy James was patient and supportive and always happy to explain and reiterate what I needed to do in a constructive way - I quickly gained confidence and this was not only through instruction but to the quality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely recommended whether you're a complete beginner or experienced! James was a caring and professional instructor!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a lesson, having not ridden in years, and had a fantastic experience. James was very attentive, knows the sport inside out, and was incredibly professional. Would definitely recommend, and will be coming back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We have a very happy hen after our visit to J F Academy!!! Thanks James, very professional and great ponies!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Resting my aching muscles after having the most fantastic day at J F Polo Academy!! I was given the experience day by my husband and mum for a birthday present and what a preset it was. I was made to feel at home the instant that I arrived at the yard. Everyone there is friendly, helpful and make you feel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

A great experience on what was probably the best day of 2015 weather wise. All the staff were very friendly and James was excellent at making sure we got the best out of our day. Everyone was well suited to the horses they were given and it was all just a very enjoyable experience that I would encourage anyone to... More 

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