Kirsten’s polo career started at the young age of 7. Daughter of renowned polo instructor Rege Ludwig, Kirsten began playing junior polo at the Eldorado Polo Club. Kirsten initially started teaching polo with her father at his annual Virginia Polo Clinic in 1996 in Charlottesville, VA. Finding a love of teaching Kirsten continues to teach at California Polo Club, where she has been since 2013. In 2017 Kirsten was recognized for outstanding teaching at the College of the Canyons where she teaches science. Kirsten has been a member of the USPA for over 20 years and currently serves on the USPA Equine Welfare Committee.
What has been one of your favorite teaching memories?
“I taught my husband to play and he did not kill or divorce me.”
Effective Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020
The suspension of USPA Tournaments and Events will be lifted for USPA Member Clubs in locales where hosting polo matches and tournaments is permitted under applicable state and local laws, executive orders and similar decrees. The USPA Member Clubs in these locales are encouraged to follow all such requirements of their state and local authorities with respect to polo operations. In addition, we also encourage all USPA Member Clubs to take the precautions recommended by the CDC. We are preparing a detailed list of best practices for USPA Member Clubs as they return to hosting USPA Tournaments and Events and plan to circulate these guidelines within the next week. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and will notify you if we determine a different course of action is necessary.Read More