Polo is called “The Sport of Kings” and Westmont Collegeplayers are the kings of the college ranks.
Westmont won the Polo NCAANational Championship earlier this year,which is is a rare feat for a west coast school.
“The last time was 1986 when a West Coast team actually won and it just feels awesome to bring it to Westmont,” team captain Patrick Uretz said.
The champs invited NewsChannel 3 reporter Joe Buttitta to the polo grounds for a lesson. Westmont players showed a very nervous reporter how to get on the animal and then a littlepolo.
“I hadnever been on a horse before so I was a little worried,” Joe said. “But after a couple minutes and a very calm horse we ended up having ablast!”
For more information on polo season and how you can visit the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club click here: SBPolo.com