The world famous Peter Grace Polo Academy is based at Ascot Park near London and and Palm Beach, Florida(in winter only). Offering private group or individual Polo lessons. Peter leads a team of highly skilled and experienced HPA accredited polo instructors, who are able to coach at all levels from beginners to the highest level in the game.
Coaching is available in half or one hour lessons or as an intensive one to four day session. Please check our Tuition and Chukka Fees for costs.
Peter Grace, is the founder Ascot Park Polo Club. A show jumper of Olympic standard, Peter was first introduced to polo in his native New Zealand. In 1973 he and his family moved to England where he established his Rangitiki team at Cowdray Park and later founded the Rangitiki Polo School.
In 1976 he moved to the Guards Polo Club in Windsor, where the school has provided the basis of the expansion of polo in this country.
His careful attention to the intricacies of the polo swing and his ability to enlighten and inspire enthusiasm in even the most unlikely participant in this enthralling sport have earned him a world-wide reputation as a brilliant instructor. This reputation and an increasing demand for polo playing facilities prompted him to found his own club in 1988.
His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, in his forward to Peter's book Introduction to Polo says "Peter is generally regarded as one of the best instructors that there is in polo" and Peter maintains that traditional high standard across all the training activities at Ascot Park.
Peter is married to Elisabeth, and with the help of their four polo playing daughters Janey, Pippa, Victoria and Katie, has succeeded in changing the face of polo in the UK.
With four daughters, Peter is a great supporter Women's Polo and Ascot Park is home to the International Women's Polo Association founded by Pippa Grace.
Victoria Grace, left, a 2 goal professional polo player and one of the best women polo players in the world, is a director and the manager of Ascot Park Polo Club.