Former international player, Andrew is a firm favourite with the crowd, winning Most Valuable Player in 2013 & 2015. He plays in the UK and abroad as well as the Welsh Polo Team alongside his brother, Richard Blake Thomas. We asked Andrew to talk us through all things polo.
Richard Blake Thomas has been riding horses since he was four-years-old and playing polo since he was eight. Now, 26 years later, he represents Wales internationally and will be returning to Watergate Bay for his seventh POTB. We caught up with him to talk injuries, sibling rivalry and… top trumps.
Having played at clubs across the UK and abroad Andy decided to set up South West Polo to allow people to experience the ‘King of Sports’ for themselves. Over the past few years interest in Polo has grown dramatically with new clubs opening yearly. Watergate Bay Hotel and Andy Burgess got together back in 2007 […]