2022 NSLM Polo Classic presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™

The 2022 NSLM Polo Classic will be brought to you by MARS EQUESTRIAN™, and held Sunday, September 11, at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA.

Official poster artwork: Linda Volrath (American) Covering Ground, 2021, oil, 20 x 24 inches, Collection of the artist

On-line Ticket Sales Have Ended For This Event

For generations, MARS has celebrated a rich equestrian heritage, and through purposeful partnerships, MARS EQUESTRIAN™ is committed to the sport and building an enduring legacy. From world-class competitions across all equestrian disciplines, to stewarding the power of horses on society and sustainability, MARS EQUESTRIAN™ is dedicated to enhancing the life of horses, pets, and people through our purpose A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Proceeds from the NSLM Polo Classic presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™ benefit the NSLM in its mission to preserve, promote, and share the literature, art, and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports, helping to fund dynamic exhibitions, programs, and community events throughout the year.

Ticket Types

Founders' Pavilion Table Sponsor - $10,000 

- Table for 10 at lunch in the Founders’ Pavilion

- Invitation to sponsor reception on Friday, September 9

- One full-page advertisement in event program

- Logo on NSLM website with link back to sponsor’s website

- $8,000 tax deductible

Founders' Pavilion Individual Ticket - $1,000 

- One seat at lunch in the Founders' Pavilion

- $800 tax deductible

Tailgate Tent Package - $1,500

- One 20’ x 20’ tent with 3 tables and 12 chairs. Table linens provided
- Two Tailgate Passes (space for vehicles side-by-side behind tent, up to 4 guests each)
- Two General Admission Passes (cars park in general admission lot, up to 4 guests each)

- $800 tax deductible

- Discount available for NSLM Members, please call (540) 687-6542 x26 for more information

Tailgate Space - $450

- One Tailgate Pass (car parks in 15’ space, up to 4 guests) ​

- One General Admission Pass (car parks in general admission lot, up to 4 guests)

- $200 tax deductible 

- Discount available for NSLM Members, please call (540) 687-6542 x26 for more information

General Admission Car Pass - $40

- Up to 4 guests in the same vehicle
- First-come, first-served lawn space in General Admission area

Presale closes August 28; passes available at the gate for $60, cash only 



Current Schedule of Events

10:00am Gates Open

10:45am Opening Ceremony – Founders Cup Match

11:00am Founders Cup Match

12:00pm Dog Divot Stomp Sponsored by NUTRO™

12:10pm Founders Cup Award Ceremony

1:30pm Parade of the Middleburg Hunt hounds

1:45pm Opening Ceremony – Mars Cup Match

2:00pm Mars Cup Match

2:45pm Dog Divot Stomp Sponsored by NUTRO™

3:30pm Mars Cup Award Ceremony

5:00pm Gates Close



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Museum & Library Hours

  • Thursday - Sunday
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Contact Us

  • Address: 102 The Plains Road,
    Middleburg, VA 20117

  • Mailing Address: PO Box 1335, Middleburg, VA 20118

  • Phone: (540) 687-6542

  • Email: info@nationalsporting.org