Mario Dino Di Salvo is a native of Argentina, and acquired his love of horses and his passion for polo while growing up on his grandfather's farm in Buenos Aires. He has spent his life working with horses, breeders, trainers, & professional polo players. Mario is a member of the Professional Polo Circuit and spent decades playing polo all over the world and is also a USPA Certified Polo Instructor.
In 2010, Mario decided to open the Saratoga Polo School in order to share his knowledge of polo. Since its inception, Saratoga Polo School has provided a venue to train, educate and encourage students to enjoy the sport of polo. Mario is best known for his contagious enthusiasm, earnest nature and the natural ease with which he approaches polo. He has a gift for fostering a connection to the game of polo and a devotion to the sport that lasts a lifetime.
Taylor Palacios is our school instructor and Pro. He has been part of Saratoga Polo School since 2014. He is a very talented player and a great person. Has Played Interscholastic and NYTS tournaments, where he received many All-star awards. Taylor spent this last fall working and playing in Argentina training young horses with Los Machitos one of the best polo facilities in the world . During his time at Saratoga polo School Palacios hopes to share what he has learned with our members and guests