All Charity Day
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Join us for polo with a purpose!
The Newport International Polo Series is once again hosting its annual All Charity Day and you’re invited! This fundraising event will help us care for our equine rescues, Gabby & Gracie (miniature horses) and Timothy & Charles (donkeys). All four rescues came to our sanctuary last year, and we are working to increase their barn space before winter. When you purchase tickets through West Place, 100% of your ticket purchase and/or donation will help us provide them with the additional room they require, and will allow us to continue helping animals in need.
This annual fundraising event provides you with an opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of fun at the polo grounds while supporting West Place Animal Sanctuary. Experience championship polo from the reserved West Place chalet, which offers cover from the weather and plenty of green space to watch the match. Bring a blanket or chair along with your favorite summertime cocktail and West Place will provide complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Dress is "Newport Casual Chic" so pick an outfit that matches the colorful and exciting action of Newport Polo!
Gates open at 3pm and the 6-chukker match begins at 5pm and will last approximately 2 hours. As the All Charity Day name implies, all proceeds from ticket sales go to West Place Animal Sanctuary when they are purchased through our website.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you at the polo grounds!
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West Place Animal Sanctuary is not an animal rights activist organization. We are a 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization focused on rescuing farm animals from cases of abuse, neglect, and cruelty. Polo horses are generally very well cared for and their performance on the pitch is relatively low-impact (no jumping or over-bending). The risk of injury is minimal due to tendon boots and other preventative measures. The Humane Society of the United States has no records of cruelty or abuse of polo horses. As a small nonprofit experiencing growing demand for our services, West Place is grateful for the opportunity to raise much-needed funds and connect with our neighbors on Aquidneck Island.