The 2020 SEASON began Tuesday, June 26 with a soft re-opening by invitation only.
Those interested in playing at Bloomfield during July and August are encouraged to contact Tab Orthwein for up-to-date details on availability of chukkers and schedule. Signup form is below. We will be making announcements on our website and Facebook page as well.
We are sorry that NO Spectators are allowed at this time. We plan to include spectators at a later date and really look forward to seeing you!
TUESDAYS at 6 PM in the Arena and SUNDAYS at 5 PM on our new Grass field.
Other dates will be announced
SOCIAL DISTANCING PROCEDURES
Social distancing procedures are in place. Players and grooms should review procedures here and be respectful of procedures and one another.
First and foremost, please do not come if you or your groom are not well.
Players and grooms are asked to maintain 6 feet distance from others.
Players should operate out of their trailer and not enter the barn unless leasing horses from Bloomfield.
Extra stalls are not available to those shipping in or riding out of other barns on the property.
The east wash rack will be open to those trailering in and hand sanitizer will be available.
We do not have a port-o-potty at this time.
Please plan to bring your own beverages as the tackroom refrigerator is not available to guests at this time.
FEE STRUCTURE FOR 2020
Due to Covid-19 restrictions delaying our opening. we will not be offering season memberships this year. Fee structure is by the chukker only and payable date of play by cash, check or Venmo. Yellow pouch for collection of fees will be located at the east end of the barn on a clipboard. Please mark your payment with a sticky note or put in envelope if payment is cash. Thank you for helping us keep track of your payments.
Arena Chukkers $15 per chukker
Grass Chukkers $25 per chukker
Horse lease for arena chukker $50 plus chukker fee.
Horse lease for grass chukker $100 plus chukker fee.
If you are interested in leasing horses to play by the chukker, you must make arrangements with Tab Orthwein at 518-526-5705 BEFORE signing up on this form.
All players must be current USPA members in good standing: Join/Renew USPA here.
All players must sign 2020 WAIVER (link to printable waiver below or get one at the barn).
ALL chukker signups will be made online using this SignUpGenius.
Signups must be made by 5 pm the day before the chukkers. Please respect this deadline as it allows us to get everyone a chukker schedule in advance and helps us all to be efficient. Providing the chukker schedule in advance is beneficial and appreciated by our members.
If you have special requests such as early chukkers, late chukkers, green chukkers, please list it in the comments section when you signup and we will do our best to accommodate.
Chukkers will begin promptly at the advertised time.
Good sportsmanship is expected with the goal of fun friendly polo for all.
Whites are required June-August.
HELMETS are REQUIRED by anyone on a horse at any time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Players should have a RED, a WHITE and a BLUE shirt available for each practice.
We ask that everyone wear either goggles or a facemask (not a covid one!).
QUESTIONS? If you have any questions please give us a call!
Will Orthwein: 518-526-5708 Tab Orthwein: 518-526-5705
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