J F Polo Academy
The UK's leading polo academy
    ​AND 5* LIVERY

The most complete polo experience days available. Educating participants & spectators what polo is all about. 
Tailor-made & competitively priced.
Polo lessons are available to all ages no matter the experience.
 Private & groups lessons are split depending on age, experience and ability.
See what polo ponies we for have for sale. They can be viewed and tried at our private grounds over the summer or at a local arena over the winter season.
Join in or watch our chukkas. These are held in the evenings at our private ground in Cheshire. Usually followed by BBQ / social drinks and debrief.

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About Us

Our facility offers polo lessons, clinics, chukkas, experience days, polo horse hire, professionals for tournaments, livery/schooling and tailor-made exhibition matches for private events. 

Membership fees are not required to play polo at our academy; we work on a pay-as-you-go system. We teach to all levels of experience, from absolute beginners up to professional players -  whether wanting to try polo as a one off, take up as a hobby or pursue polo as a potential career. 

We are proud to be the only Cheshire West and Chester (council) licensed riding facility, to hold a 5* rating for three years, issued for a second consecutive time since the new scheme began. We hold a flawless inspection report since opening in 2006. 

A purpose built, family run polo facility, located in the heart of Cheshire, UK.

With over 50 years experience, we are proud to be leading the way, making polo accessible to all.

We cater for those just wishing to to have a one-off go; all the way to those looking for the ultimate polo experience of a lifetime with the very best services available. 

Imagine combining a 5* hotel stay in Chester's stunning city centre, chauffeur driven transport to our polo grounds; enjoy our fabulous horses and then a helicopter tour before having your lunch in the most incredible locations on offer. You can explore the beautiful city before indulging in the very best bars and restaurants available. We even offer a private jet service for those wishing to travel in style, from further afield.

Achievements / Awards

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

In 2020 we were proudly made official partners with Hurlingham ClothingWe are delighted to work with this modern and dynamic clothing brand that has continued to support British polo over the past decade.

 In 2020, we were awarded the Sports Tuition Service of the Year in the Manchester & North West prestige awards. 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.

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Cheshire Council

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Find Us

Swinford Stables, Nortons Lane, Great Barrow, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 7JZ

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+44 7917 541 021

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