VILLAGES POLO CLUB JOINS FORCES WITHGRACIDA INTERNATIONAL
TheVillages, Florida…Central Florida’s premier polo facility announced today thatGracida International an equestrian development and consulting firm will becomepart of the management team at the Villages Polo Club. World champion poloplayer Carlos Gracida and hospitality icon Michael C. Brown are partners in theworld wide consulting firm with ventures in
CarlosGracida, the cornerstone of the famous Gracida family polo dynasty, has wonmore high goal world-wide tournaments than any player in the history of thegame. Playing at 10 goals for over 20 years Gracida is a nine time winner ofthe U.S. Open and a five time winner of the world’s most prestigioustournament, the Argentina Open. He has instructed such polo notables as PrinceCharles and his sons Princes Harry and William, King Constantine of
MichaelBrown’s talents in international business, marketing and promotions, andhospitality management will bring a new prospective to the Villages Polo Club,which celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. In recent years the VillagesPolo Club has set attendance records which are unsurpassed in modern Americanpolo. Over 28,000 fans attended matches at the popular club last year. Mr.Brown’s most recent experience as the CEO of the highly successfulInternational Polo Club in
Gracida International willfocus on introducing medium and high goal polo tournaments as well as thepotential for other equine disciplines such as Show Jumping, Dressage, andRodeo in the Villages. For more information on Gracida International visit www.gracidainternational.com.
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