U.S. Polo Assn., the official licensed brand for the United States Polo Association (USPA), is thrilled to welcome the newest member of its growing roster of global brand ambassadors, polo player, Hope Arellano. The rising 15-year-old star, who plays competitively with men and women, is a shining example of the next generation of polo players blazing a trail around the world.
Born in Wellington, Florida, Arellano spends spring and fall each year in Aiken, South Carolina, where her family owns a horse farm. Clearly, riding is an Arellano obsession. Her father is a professional polo player, her mother played while she was pregnant with Hope, and she and her two older brothers started riding at a very young age. By age six, Hope was swinging a mallet. “My favorite thing about polo is the horses,” she said. “But I also love that polo is an extended family. Wherever you go, you’re welcomed.”
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