Work To Ride Polo in the Park Fundraiser.

Work To Ride 2007 Fundraiser

Polo in the Park & Horsemanship Skill Display Saturday August 22nd, 2009 @ 1pm
(Rain date August 23)

Work To Ride is a program for at risk and urban youth in Philadelphia. In in exchange for barn chores the kids are offered the opportunity to work with horses and pursue equestrian sports  while also undergoing tutoring to maintain their grades. In 1999, they had the first African American Polo Team in America’s history. WTR is a wonderful program that impacts countless people each year. Come find out more about this unique resource in the heart of Fairmount Park and find out how you can get involved!

Activities & Events are being added every day, but here are some of the plans thus far:

  • See the Work To Ride Internationally Acclaimed Polo Champions
  • Trophy and Wall of Fame Display
  • Horsemanship Lessons & Pony Rides
  • Exciting for Adults & Educational for Kids!
  • Food & Refreshments available
  • Free Parking and Tailgating Areas
  • A great way to spend a Saturday afternoon in the Park with friends & family!

General Admission: $10
All proceeds will help the Work To Ride kids & this wonderful program continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Chamounix Equestrian Center, Fairmount Park
98 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia PA
Google Map:
Serviced by Septa Bus route 38 & 40

Questions? Call Work to Ride at (215) 877-4419 or (267) 531-3321 or for more information about the program visit the Work To Ride website

You’re Invited! RSVP today on the Work To Ride Polo in the Park Anyvite Page, where you can even invite other people you think might be interested! There’s also a Facebook Work To Ride Polo in the Park Event Page, making it even easier to share the info with everyone in your social network.

This is the What. Stay tuned for a follow up post on the Why.


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