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Doomben Polo Academy

The Queensland Polo Academy specialises in beginner and amateur polo, providing aspiring players with a platform to learn and play, just a short drive from Brisbane’s CBD at Doomben Racecourse.

The QPA offers professional coaching services, utlising a proven training pattern to ensure the continual development of players through clear achievable goals.

The Academy is fully insured and has an assortment of specialised polo ponies to suit the experience, riding ability and confidence of the individual. The Academy also fields and manages competing polo teams within both the state and national polo circuit. Providing clients and sponsors with a complete end to end polo experience.


Lessons and instructional chukkas take place daily at the Channel 7 Polo Fields – Doomben Racecourse.

Lessons are planned and managed in accordance with the clients horse experience, riding ability and confidence.

The three key areas of focus are polo technique / riding, rules and game play. These areas are targeted through the following sessions.

  • Private Beginner Lessons: Polo Technique & Riding
  • Group Lessons: Polo Technique, Riding & Polo Rules
  • Instructional Chukkas: Polo Rules & Game Play

Beginner Lessons are all inclusive at $100 per hour and include professional coaching, horse and equipment hire.

If your interested in either getting back in the saddle or coming out for your first lesson please either email us at or contact Dan O’Leary (0499 881 664) to discuss.

Corporate Days

If you’re tired of offering your team or clients the same team building activities, try something new and take them to the polo for the afternoon.

Bring your team or a group to participate in a one-of-a-kind polo experience that will feature:

• Behind the scenes look at grooming the most exceptional and efficient horses in the world

• Polo 101: a crash course into the “Sport of Kings” taught by the professional QLD Polo Academy instructors

• A polo themed team building seminar that focuses on leadership, problem solving skills, and trust amongst others

Food, drink and hospitality can be arranged over and above that of our base package outlined above.

With access to Brisbane’s finest catering companies our team can work with you to ensure all your needs are met on the day, providing you and your guest with a quintessentially unique experience just minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

For further details regarding the Queensland Polo Academy’s corporate or group experiences please email us at call James Thomas (0424 181 102) to discuss.

Queensland Polo Academy

Mobile: +61 424 181 102