J F Polo Academy
  • Over 25 years of experience

    J F Polo Academy offers polo tuition to all levels of rider and player, enabling individuals and groups to have a one-off experience, pursue polo as a hobby or take up the sport as a potential career.

    James Fielding, is an experienced level 2 Hurlingham Polo Association coach, has played high-goal polo professionally and teaches all year round. Having played polo in over 10 countries, you are assured of a wealth of experience and will receive the best instruction available. All polo lessons and polo experience days are conducted on and off site. The aim is always to make polo inclusive and not exclusive.

    Swinford Stables is located just east of Chester, located perfectly in between the Cheshire Polo Club and Chester Polo Club. This enables us to fulfil any polo requirements around the North West of England with ease.

    We hold substantial public liability insurance and are licensed by the Cheshire West and Chester council. We have been awarded by the council with a 3 year licence (# 19/RS/003) with a 5* rating placing us at the best equestrian facility offering lessons and horses for hire in Cheshire, which shows the 'Gold Standard' we enforce at our polo school.

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From absolute beginners to professional riders

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It's what we do

Polo lessons and experience days are held at our picturesque purpose-built facility, Swinford Stables, located in the heart of Cheshire in the North West of England.

We have some amazing experience days on offer at our polo academy, for all ages and abilities. Come and have a look. 

Group polo lessons are ideal for children and adults. Split in to different levels, according to age and ability.

We offer a 5* livery service: breaking in, training and re-schooling young and made horses are all options for all our clients.

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by clicking below  These games take place on Wednesday and Friday evenings.

About Us

Swinford Stables is a purpose-built polo facility offering polo lessons, polo experience days in the UK and exhibition polo matches around Europe.

We do not operate like a polo club, which require membership fees; we provide a pay-as-you-go system. We are a Cheshire West and Chester licensed riding school:

The polo academy was set up to teach absolute beginners up to professional level riders to have a one-off go for fun or pursue polo as a hobby or career. We are confident enough in our horse power to be able to mount the very best players and complete beginners.
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'5-star establishment issued by the Cheshire Council'

We are proud to be the first and currently only equestrian centre in the Cheshire area to be awarded with a three year license as 5-star establishment for the purpose of hiring out of horses.


In 2020 we were proudly made official partners with Hurlingham Clothing. Their clothing is of a superb quality and we are delighted to work with this modern and dynamic clothing brand that has continued to support British polo over the past decade.

Sports Tuition Service 
of the Year Award

This was based on service excellence, industry recognition, employee satisfaction, marketing & branding, ethical practice and customer feedback. This is the first time we have received this award and we are absolutely delighted.