Founded in the 1980’s, Asprey Polo, previously known as Argosy, has a long history with the sport, sponsoring teams and creating trophies for prestigious polo tournaments. In 1996 Asprey sponsored a 40-goal team in the Argentine Open and went on to win the Championship. The team continued to enjoy success in the tournament in 1997 by reaching the final. Asprey Polo soon opened a store at a polo club, in addition to selling the equipment in the flagship stores. Asprey enjoyed continued success with the teams they sponsored, and in 2007 started the Asprey Polo team, which still plays under the Asprey name today in tournaments across the country.
The Asprey Polo Team
The Asprey Polo team was established in 2007 and has been playing in 12 to 15 goal tournaments throughout the UK. The team consists of Simon Holley 0 goals Patron, Chris Hyde 6 goals captain, Johnny Good 5 goals at No2 and Sebastian Dawney 4 goals playing back. In their first two seasons as a team, they reached nine finals, winning four – these included The Queen Mother’s Memorial Trophy, and The Arena Gold Cup. The team continue to enjoy success in major tournaments across the country, more recently winning The Mountbatten Trophy.
Asprey have cemented their relationship with polo through a number of sponsorships of major tournaments. Most recently, Asprey sponsored a polo team who played in the Asprey World Class Cup, the Asprey team included, Casey Jones, Mike Azzaro and HRH Prince Harry. Teams were presented with Asprey gifts, and the winning team was presented with an Asprey trophy, hand-engraved in the Asprey workshops, above the New Bond Street store.
For the first time in their history, Asprey sponsored winter polo tournament. Played on the frozen Lake St Moritz, The St Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow enjoys prestige from around the world. Asprey was proud to sponsor and present a bespoke trophy, made in the Asprey workshops above the New Bond Street store.
The Asprey Polo Store, Windsor
Established in 2001, the Asprey Polo Store is situated at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. Surrounded by polo lawns, the Asprey Polo store carries an extensive range of saddles, bridles, bits and player equipment, to some of the world’s leading teams.
Asprey’s Equipment, For Player and Pony
Asprey Polo has been making the finest English polo equipment for more than a decade. With a wealth of knowledge and experience Asprey Polo is dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s polo player. Asprey Polo takes pride in quality English made polo equipment, using only the finest materials to ensure comfort and durability for both pony and player.
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