Brandon Phillips

Professional Polo Player

Brandon Phillips played his first polo match at 11 years old, and made the leap to professional status in 1995 at just 17 years old. He continues to play at the top levels with a resume that boasts many victories, such as the USPA Silver Cup, The Gold Cup of Americas, CV Whitney Cup, East Coast Open and Pacific Coast Open to name a few. In addition to these accomplishments, Phillips has played in several US Opens reaching the finals and semi-finals and is currently a member of the Postage Stamp Farm Polo Team.

While his life has not been short of success in the polo field, one of his greatest triumphs is battling and beating stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 14. Given only six weeks to live, Phillips’ unwavering grit allowed him to conquer his diagnosis and utilize his love of horses to aid him through his recovery. It was this life experience that would lead Phillips to found Polo for Life, a non-profit organization that raises funds for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

“I am very excited about my new partnership with BEMER. It was a new product for me, but after using it on several of my horses for the last month, I have learned a lot and have seen the rapid improvement of my horses. There has been a big improvement in how they are feeling and performing.”

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About the Sport

Polo has been called “the sport of kings.” It has become a spectator sport for equestrians and society, often supported by sponsorship.

The game is played by two opposing teams with the objective of scoring goals by using a long-handled wooden mallet to hit a small hard ball through the opposing team’s goal. Each team has four mounted riders, and the game usually lasts one to two hours, divided into periods called chukkas (or “chukkers”).

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