Certified and Honorary Polo Instructors


Edgar M Little III

USPA Certified Polo Instructor, Level 1

Culver, IN

Edgar has been a member of the USPA since 1972 and received his USPA Certification in 2016. His polo career began when he was invited to play at the Midland Polo Club in Midland Texas in 1967. He began teaching polo ten years later in 1977 when he worked at the Midland Polo Club. He taught lessons to help bring in new membership that facilitated horse sales. He started his career at Culver Academies in 1991 when he took the position as Polo Coach and Equitation Instructor. He received the Regional Umpire award that same year. He took over the Director of Horsemanship position in 1995 and continued coaching polo until 2007. Edgar has hosted many player, umpire and coaching clinics at Culver Academies. He is currently the mentor to the CMA and CGA coaches, assisting them with practices and often umpiring matches as a Certified Umpire with the USPA. He is certified with the Certified Horsemanship Association as a Director of Horsemanship, the Culver Academies Stable, and all Instructors. He is also an Instructor for the Culver Leadership Academy; a program using horses to teach basics in leadership.

What has been one of your favorite teaching memories?

“Novice polo is my favorite; getting the students hooked on the game. Working with my son at 9 years old whom developed into a collegiate National Champion.”



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