Ride to Thrive Polo Classic

Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Chetwood Park, The Plains, VA

Join us for a delightful afternoon of polo, food and drinks at NVTRP’s largest fundraiser of the year, the Ride to Thrive Polo Classic, held in The Plains, Virginia.


*Early bird ticket price available through July 30th!

$75 Individual ticket- All food, drink and entertainment included. Kids 12 and under are free.
$300 Tailgate Pass- Premier parking spot along the polo field, ideal for entertaining a group. Individual tickets must be purchased separately.
$1000 Reserved Table- Includes individual tickets and seating for 8 people, plus a bottle of champagne.



The “Ride to Thrive Polo Classic” has become a premier Northern Virginia event. We have steadily increased attendance each year and made it the largest annual fundraiser for the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program. This year we are grateful to once again enjoy the exclusive location at Chetwood Park in The Plains, Virginia. Your sponsorship will help support the operations of NVTRP, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that improves the lives of children and adults with disabilities in the community.



We are now accepting items for this year’s auction. If you have a service or product that you would like to donate, please email polo@nvtrp.org. Donated items from prior years include vacation getaways to Ireland, Jackson Hole and Myrtle Beach, private jet rides, tickets to the Washington International Horse Show, handcrafted jewelry, spa gift cards, and many other items! As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the face value of each item is tax deductible.


Thank you to the 2017 Ride to Thrive Polo Sponsors

Click the image above to enjoy photos from the 2016 Polo Classic!


Approximate Schedule of Events:

1:00 PM Gates Open
2:30 PM Opening remarks
3:00 PM Match begins
3:30 PM Half-time: Riding Demonstration
& Live Auction feature
4:15 PM Cupcake Divot Stomp
4:30 PM Live music
5:15 PM Awards presentation

Stay to enjoy some music and desserts!


Recommended attire is summer chic: dresses, blouse and slacks, hats for the ladies, trousers or chinos and collared shirts for the men. Ladies, flat shoes work best for walking on the grass fields.



Please contact polo@nvtrp.org or call the office at 703-764-0269.

See you on September 15th!