Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 – what seemed to be a usual day at the ending of summer has become one of the greatest days in Austrian polo history! On this day, the 1st Austrian Polo Pony was born at our Poloclub and School at Kumberg/Graz, Austria. The little guy is in good health and already a star at our poloclub.
The father a Styrian origin and the mother
Yes it’s true, we are pregnant and that is why we have to sell four of our beloved polo ponies to create space for the babies. All our ponies are full in training, best shape and in best condition with all vet-tests and required vaccinations. Guided by Chief Veterinarian Officer Dr. Halden, the polo ponies have no problems with their backs, legs or joints.
Fast snow polo action and extraordinary side events – this summes up the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup tournament at Bad Gastein last weekend! After three days of fast polo with many goals, Team Auto Frey England 2 with crowd pleaser Tim Ward made it and won the title. However, also the four Austrian players played very well and showed, that Austrian polo scene is alive and that they can compete with other nations.
The final event of the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour 2017 at Bad Gastein, Austria starts in exactly one week. The right time for us to deliver you all information about the tournament! 4 teams will compete at the „Monte Carlo of the Alps“. England, Austria, Argentina and Hungary got the four slots for the tournament. The tour ranking before
Last weekend, the A Quechua Polo School at Kumberg/Graz, Austria played some training Chukkas. At this Arena Winter training sessions 4 years old Polo Pony Emilio made his debut on the polo field! After only six months of specific training – based on the unique A Quechua Polo Engagement (AQPE) technique – with Chief Veterinarian Officer Dr. Yvonne Halden, Dr. Uwe Seebacher and José from Argentine, Emilio did really great.[Read More]
Yesterday, on Feb. 2nd, the globally first crowdfunding campaign in the polo sport – the A Quechua Polo Crowdfunding campaign in cooperation with renowned crowdfunding provider Green Rocket – has ended. The campaign has financially not met the defined targets as only 50 % of the defined ambitious funding level were realized. However, as this initiative was set up for increasing the visibility for the polo sport and creating awareness for leading–edge polo sport companies, the campaign can be considered as successful.
From January 19th to 22nd, Seefeld had been host for an event of the 2017 PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour. Four teams with international top polo players from nations like Argentine, England, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Germany and Austria matched for the Seefeld-title. Among them where two players from the A Quechua Poloschool at Graz, Austria. Edith Kelz and
Waiting has come to an end – the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour 2017 starts with the Seefeld-tournament next Thursday! From January 20th to 22nd the Tyrolean Olympic region will see international top snow polo at the Snow Polo Arena Seefeld/Reith. Austria, last year’s Tour Champion wants to defend the title and win at Seefeld. Here you will find all information and links you need for the snow polo mega-event!
We hope you started as great as we did into the new year! Our year starts with much action as we are again organizing the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour 2017. In 2017, we want to keep you up to date about all A Quechua and PIPA events, courses and tournaments with a blog post each qarter. This are the events and datesof the first quarter 2017 (to be updated):
There has been a lot going on at A Quechua as well as at PIPA the past weeks and months and of course we gained a huge media interest with our activities. Who would not want to report about an upcoming trendsport. Due to the huge media interest in those past weeks, we listed up all recent clippings, interviews and reports for you: [Read More…]
It is September now, more than half of 2017 is already over. So it is time for you to start playing polo or deepen your skills until the arena polo and snow polo season starts! Until the end of the year we offer Polo Courses and Polo Tryout-Days at our Poloclub at Kumberg/Graz. In this blog post we have an update about free places at our courses. As an appetizer we have some pictures of last weekends polo fun at A Quechua Poloclub Kumberg/Graz, Austria.
Today ended a great polo week at our polo school at Kumberg bei Graz. Coached by our polo teacher and Snow Polo World Cup participant Gudrun, a Polo Kids Camp from Monday to Thursday and two Polo Tryout-Days took place. In addition, the biggest Styrian Newspaper Kleine Zeitung visited our poloclub and will publish an article about us next Tuesday!
All polo newbies had great fun and enjoyed their polo lessons and being with our wonderful polo ponies. This text was sent to us by one participant of the polo tryout-day:
There has been a lot of polo action going on the last weeks. After the Spark7 & Knax Klub Kids Polo Day, the Entrepreneurs Polo Day and our regular polo courses, we continued playing as much polo as possible. Last Friday we had some girls from England at our poloschool at Kumberg/Graz, playing with the Austrian Polo Ladies
Marketing Manager Thomas Hofirek left A Quechua with end of June. He also wont be part of the PIPA Offical Board anymore. Now we are looking for a Junior Marketing Manager for our A Quechua headquarter at Graz!
Due to structural changes in the company, A Quechua Marketing Manager Thomas Hofirek left the company with end of June. Hofirek is also leaving the Officials Board of the Polo Instructor and
Spaß, Pferde und jede Menge Action: Hier gehts zur Anmeldung!
Beim A Quechua Polo Camp erwarten die Kinder und Jugendlichen 4 Tage voller Spiel und Spaß mit unseren top-ausgebildeten Polo Ponies in unserer idyllischen Poloschule in Kumberg bei Graz. Gemeinsam mit der zweifachen Snow Polo Weltcup-Teilnehmerin und Austrian Arena Open 2015-Siegerin Gudrun lernen
It is another big milestone for Austrian polo: A Quechua offers special polo courses for students of all Styrian Universities, in cooperation with the Polo Instructors and Players Association and the Sports Institute of the University (USI). The course will take place in October at the A Quechua Polo School Kumberg/Graz, Austria. The two days polo course will be held by A Quechua CEO and two times Snow Polo World Champion
On June 18th A Quechua and the renowned newspaper ‚Steirische Wirtschaft‘ invited for the Entrepreneurs Polo Day 2017. Having wonderful weather we could welcome entrepreneurs from the entire country of Styria awaiting a fascinating day of polo. At the end of the day, everyone could already sit on the polo pony and make his or hers first swings on the polo field!
On June 17th, A Quechua, Knax Club and Spark7 invited for the Polo Kids Day 2017 at our poloschool at Kumberg/Graz, Austria. Many kids and teens from 6 to 14 years followed the invitation and could enjoy a great day playing polo and having fun.
On 11 a.m. two times Snow Polo World Champion Uwe Seebacher officially started the tryout day by introducing the kids to the history of polo. Having
There is a lot of action coming in the next weeks at our poloschool at Kumberg/Graz, Austria. While this weekend our lovely polo ponies can relax and fill up their batteries, the action starts on June 17th with the Kids & Teens Polo Tryout Day, followed by a polo day for entrepreneurs and managers and a polo beginners course. All courses and tryout-days will be guided by the two times Snow Polo World Champion Uwe Seebacher.
On June 17th, Knax Club, Spark7 and A Quechua invite for a free Polo Tryout-Day for kids and teens from 7 to 27 years at our poloschool at Kumberg/Graz. On this day, the participants will get an introduction to the history and the basics of polo, they can try the first swings and – of course – they can sit on the polo pony and try to score a goal. The aim of this event is to bring more and more kids and teens to the oldest teamsports in the world, polo. The event is
This Sunday we all say thank you to one special person: our beloved mother. Because we know that everybody wants to give his or her mother something special for mothers day, we come up with some really special gift: On the Facebook Page of our Austrian polo school you can win a free polo tryout-course for you and your mum! That means one day of horses, action and fun and an unforgettable experience for you and your mum. Here is what you have to do for winning this very special gift:
From April 27th to May 1st we represented polo on the Graz Spring Fair 2017. Beside many nationally and internationally renowned brands and companies like for example Tesla, our A Quechua Polo booth offered much information and latest polo fashion in a cozy and very stylish atmosphere. In addition to the usual program, we presented our new summer shirts and PIPA President Dr. Uwe Seebacher and PIPA Vice President Thomas Hofirek presented the new PIPA SPRING SEASONAL. Here are the best images:
From April 27th to May 1st we will present the new trendsport polo at one of Austrian biggest Fairs, the Spring Fair Graz. Beside renowned exhibitors like Tesla and leading Austrian companies, the A Quechua fair stand will offer much information, fun and action!
The A Quechua fair stand awaits you in a very stylish design! The design of the walls and the interior design will make you feel as if you were somewhere in Southern America. In addition to the cool design, attendees can
The snow is gone, it’s time for the grass, beach and arena polo season! We already started last weekend with two beginners who were testing our poloschool at Kumberg/Graz for the new issue of the PIPA Seasonal Magazine.In addition to the great news of the Polo Instructors & Players Association launching a new issue soon, we sum up all important dates and information regarding (A Quechua) polo for you in this post. You will find the first dates and courses of the polo season, information about the kids and youth summer camp, about our media analysis and why we are on the Spring Fair at Graz 2017.
Graz, March 2017: After finalizing the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour 2017, the international Polo-Marketer A Quechua Polo Sports Ltd. published it’s Media Analysis and offered remarkable figures. An interaction-rate of 150% and about 120.000 unique clients per month put the company into a leading position in polo regarding the media performance. In the last five years, the company succeeded in covering nearly 100% of the entire target group in polo, reaching the whole polo community with it’s media mix.
After organizing the tournaments of
As the leading international polo marketer we set the next big step in polo history: The first polo crowdfunding starts on November 7th at noon (CET)! The aim of this next big milestone in global polo is to raise money to expand and to keep on developing polo sustainable.
„The fact is that polo is gaining more and more acceptance and popularity among the population. We are confident that in the medium term, Polo will [Read more…]
The Austrian Arena Polo Open 2016 are in the books, having a deserved winner with Team Happy Horse. More than 30.000 people visited the fair and many of them watched the fast arena polo games of the Austrian Arena Polo Open and the Youth Arena Polo Open tournaments. [Read More]
The Austrian Arena Polo Open 2016 take place from Ocotber 6th – 9th at Arena Nova Wiener Neustadt. Organized by A Quechua, this PIPA tournament will be one of the highlights of Austria’s biggest Equestrian Fair, the Apropos Pferd. International teams will participate at this event, thousands of spectators are expected. [Read more]
From September 23rd to 25th the 2016 CZECH OPEN will be played at NOE Polo Club, Brno. The grass polo tournament at this wonderful polo club will be under the guidance and patronance of PIPA Czech President Achim Jaehnke and PIPA Czech Ass. President Marek Polan. All in all four teams will compete at the 2016 Czech Open, including the „Grand Senior“ of German Polo, Wolfgang Kailing…
The Special Prices section guarantees good prices for polo fashion and equipment! Only because the big Summer Sale at myaquechua.com is over it does not mean that you have to pay much for your polo equipment! With A Quechua you can always buy polo…
For the second time now A Quechua participates at the Kleine Zeitung online auction. Two A Quechua products can get purchased by that auction, the Polo Tryout-Day for ONLY €100 instead of €199 and a myAquechua voucher for ONLY €50 but worth €100…
From September 1st to 4th A Quechua CEO and PIPA President Dr. Uwe Seebacher was invited to play at the Polo in the Park tournament at Dresden. Beside the proper organized tournament with fast and thrilling games, players and spectators of this event were especially impressed by the amazing side events…
From March to the end of August we had Ivana from Croatia for an Erasmus internship at our office in Graz. Beside her very friendly nature and her good ideas, Ivana had been a very diligent help. We want to THANK YOU Ivana and we would be proud to have you in our company in the future! Here is her report about the Erasmus Experience at A Quechua:
After being awarded with the Austrian Export Award Silver 2016, our work gets appreciated more and more by companies and national institutions. According to that the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, led by Dr. Christoph Leitl, approved export fundings for A Quechua Polo Sports as part of the GO INTERNATIONAL initiative of the WKO. The „Export Check“ is given to companies that – according to…
It has been a perfect polo week for A Quechua Polo Sports CEO Dr. Uwe Seebacher and some of the A Quechua polo players. What started with a week of training at NOE Polo Club at Brno, Czech Republic, ended with a well organized tournament at the beautiful city of Prague!
From July 30th to August 5th,…
From August 5th to 7th, the Aviator Polo Club invites to Polo in the Park, a Family and Friends polo event. Venue will be the new location of the club, a park in the beautiful and historical city of Prague. With this event, the Polo in the Park series…
Right before the start of the weekend we launch our big Summer Sale on myaquechua.com!
We clear our warehouse and you profit with reductions…
At the end of the school year, a class from the Kepler school in Graz visited our polo school in Kumberg. Among the 15 kids had also been some with special educational needs.
After a guided tour through the stablings of the polo school and a presentation of the individual horses
Last weekend, from July 15 – 17, another Beginners Academy took place at A Quechua poloschool in Kumberg, Austria. Having best playing conditions and sunshine with a beautiful view on the Schöckl mountain, all participants did well and could even play their first Chukka on the last day of the course…
Best conditions, best horses, best weather – that has been the mixture of last weekends first PIPA Rule Academy at the A Quechua polo school Kumberg. Headed by 2016 Snow Polo World Cup Tour Champion and PIPA President Dr. Uwe Seebacher, this Rule Academy has been a huge success, all participants learned a lot and – most important of all – had great fun…
What a success for the Austrian Equestrian community! A Quechua has won the second place at the Austrian Export Award at the Exporters Nite in the Museums-Quartier Vienna. The award was handed by the Austrian Vice Chancellor Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner and by the president of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce Dr. Christoph Leitl…
Zedan products and Bremsen Bremse are on sale now at our online-shop. Beside sticks, saddles, fashion, books, trips and accessories, also our horse care and horse protection range keeps growing with top brands.
Those products prevent your horse from mosquitos, flys, ticks and horseflies…
New trendy polo fashion and underwear from Italy available at myAquechua! Razzapura is an Italian brand producing sportswear in best quality, made in Itlay.
„Technical sportswear for horse riding and for all other sports. Our products are made…
A Quechua is very proud and honoured to be among the final three nominees for the Austrian Export Award 2016 in the lifestyle and tourism industry. The award will be handed by Austrian Federal Vice Chancellor Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner and the president of the Austrian Economic Chamber Dr. Christoph Leitl on June 21st.
With it’s huge global visibility and reach of polo enthusiats all around the world, A Quechua
Ladislav Agardi and his team of Danube Polo Club invited for the Grass Polo Season Kick Off last weekend. Having great conditions and great sunshiny weather with up to 20 degrees, the event had been a huge success.
From April 29th to May 1st, Ladislav Agardi and his team invited for the „Danube Polo Academy“, the grass season opening event at Danube Polo Club.
Selected products of famous brand DAINESE are on sale now at the A Quechua online-shop. Dainese was established in 1972 in Italy and has it’s origins in motorsports. Today Dainese is renowned for safe but also stylish apparell. Back protectors and Gilets, which have already been in used at the Grass Polo Season Opening, are 30% off until end of May…
A Quechua is glad to announce the cooperation between SanoVet and A Quechua. SanoVet becomes the official supplier of the Austrian Polo Team. In addition, products from SanoVet are also available at the A Quechua online shop.
For the second time after 2014, Austria won the PIPA Snow Polo World Cup Tour. The team with playing captain Uwe Seebacher, Klarina Pichler, Benjamin Polledo and Benjamin Darroux showed high level polo and made it in the end two points ahead of England with playing captain and crowd pleaser Tim Ward.