Learn and Practice Polocrosse with Heartland Polocrosse Club

Heartland Polocrosse Club, the local club of the American Polocrosse Association,  coordinates practices and events with Casanova-Warrenton Pony Club and teaches horsemanship and leadership to all ages.  This is one of the most exciting Pony Club disciplines!

Adult horse masters and all levels are welcome, whether you are practicing for Pony Club Rally, a tournament or just want to give it a try.  Bring your pony or call ahead to borrow one.  Correct helmet, correct footwear, polo wraps, bell boots required; no bits with shanks.  Spare rackets available to borrow.  

Get In the Game! Polocrosse Mega Clinic Friday, August 20–Sunday, August 22

for all ages and abilities, members and non-members welcome.

Player Clinic $135 for 3 days!
Play in chukkas 2xs a day with real time coaching on field and feedback sessions after. Ride with world class coaches on teams by ability.

Registration Deadline: August 13

Registrr here:

Friday & Saturday
8:00 AM Coached Chukkas
11:00 AM Feedback Session
12noon Lunch
1:00 PM Breakout Session 1
2:00 PM Breakout Session 2
3:15 PM Coached Chukkas
6:15 PM Feedback Session
7:30 PM Dinner
8:00 AM—1:00PM Chukkas

Umpire Clinic $95
Umpire chukkas with realtime feedback from APA certified umpire and rulebook session after.

Heartland Polocrosse Club is offering a choice of three meal plan options.  
Meal Order Closing Date: Monday, August 16, midnight

Order here: 

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM FOR EACH PERSON'S MEAL PLAN ORDER. Link is provided in your registration confirmation emails.

per person Includes these menus: 
• Friday Dinner Smokin' Willy Catered Grill—Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Fixins', Dill Spear, tea and lemonade
• Saturday Dinner—Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Corn Bread, Pasta Salad, tea and lemonade
• Friday Lunch—Deli buffet Choice, tea and lemonade
• Saturday Lunch—Round Hill Deli Box Lunch Order Choice, tea and lemonade
• Friday, Saturday & Sunday breakfast items—Coffee, Juice, Fruit Cup, pastries



Hosts: Jennifer Carpenter 
Phone: 703-475-7832

Pay meal fee at
OR check payable to Heartland Pololcrosse Club to:
35805 Allder School Road, Round Hill VA 20141

Clinic grounds open at 12noon on Thursday.  
Camp and electric pen field side. Water field side.  Dogs MUST be leashed.
Approved helmets and appropriate footwear must be worn at all times when mounted.  

Purcellville is minutes away with everything you need to enjoy the weekend—
tack shop, feed, fuel, grocery & fast food.
Hotel accommodations can be found in Leesburg VA.
Dulles International Airport is just 25 minute drive to field.

Please check in Thursday evening at hospitality tent to sign master waivers, get schedule, etc.

Local Polocrosse Events

Polocrosse Beginner Mini Camp, Monday—Wednesday, August 3-5, 8:00 AM—10:00AM, at Heartland Polocrosse Club, 35805 Allder School Road, Round Hill VA. Mounted and un-mounted instruction taught by APA Certified Coach Virginia Carpenter limited to 8 riders. Camp fee: $150.00, ponies available for loan $30.00. Contact

August 20-22, 2021 APA Eastern Zone Polocrosse Mega Clinic, Round Hill, VA

September 4-5, 2021  Sugarloaf Mountain Polocrosse Club Tournament, Potomac Pony Club Field, 19301 Bucklodge Road, Boyds, MD 

September 25-26. 2021 Heartland Polocrosse Club Tournament (combined with VRPC Polocrosse Rally), Round Hill VA

Polocrosse Lessons

  • When:  Wednesdays weekly, September-October 2021, 4:30 -6:00 PM
  • Where: Heartland Polocrosse Club, at Carpenter’s 35805 Allder School Road, Round Hill VA
  • Who:  Riders who are able to ride their mount independently  
  • What to Bring/Wear: Pony, current Coggins, or RSVP in advance to borrow a pony.  Approved riding helmet and hard soled, over the ankle footwear. 
  • Cost:  $20 fee, haul in/grounds fee: $10.  Pony loan fee: $10.
  • Please RSVP:   Jennifer Carpenter, or call 703-475-7832

Why Try Polocrosse ?

**Practice with or find a team to be a winner!

**Improve your riding skills and confidence in the saddle.

**Train your horse to be versatile and obedient in a group, thus a more appropriate and successful mount for a variety of activities.

**De-sensitize your mount to equipment, noises, music, other riders,  and group activities.

**To practice being a competitive, sportsmanlike team player able to recognize horse and rider strengths in order to use strategy with respect and success!