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where to buy a riding crop in Argentina? (other horse questions too - while in South America)

where to buy a riding crop in Argentina? (other horse questions too - while in South America)

Old Aug 28th, 2003, 10:39 AM
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where to buy a riding crop in Argentina? (other horse questions too - while in South America)

Hi

I am interested in buying a nice riding crop while in BA. (or Sao Paulo, but preferably BA). any suggestions?

I just found out I am missing a rodeo going on in Sao Paulo right now. does anyone know where I might find out more about horse-related events in either BA or Sao Paulo, or Lima for that matter? riding, shows, stables to visit, polo matches, etc etc.

thank you so much...
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Old Aug 29th, 2003, 07:16 AM
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At La Martina, 661 Paraguay Street they sell equipment for polo. I think they can advise you on where to go for polo.

Jorge Daniel Barchi.
Buenos Aires. Argentina.
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Old Aug 29th, 2003, 01:35 PM
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Please, enter:www.aapolo.com.

Jorge Daniel Barchi.
Buenos Aires. Argentina.
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Old Aug 29th, 2003, 04:06 PM
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thank you Jorge, I did look. I don't actually speak Spanish though? but thank you for the link!
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Old Aug 29th, 2003, 07:38 PM
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Jorge, I think the correct term is fusta? for what I am looking for. Would you know the phone number of the place you mentioned to me? thanks!
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I do not have La Martina phone number at the moment but I will find out. Please, enter: www.lamartina.com. I think I can give you more info about horses but I have to confirm before doing so.

Jorge Daniel Barchi.
Buenos Aires. Argentina.
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Old Sep 16th, 2003, 03:35 AM
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thank you so much Jorge! I found a rebenque. it is very nice and only 20-25 dollars! handmade too.
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In San Isidro, just outside of Buenos Aires, there is horse racing tomorrow the 17th of September and on the 19th at Hipodromo San Isidro. You take a commuter rail to get there.

In Palermo, an area of B.A. there is racing at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo on Saturday the 20th and on Monday the 22nd. This is a quick, inexpensive, taxi ride from Recoleta or Congreso.

I believe all of the racing would start in the early afternoon. You can get close to the horses when they are in the walking ring and winner's circle. I recommend going to Palermo, at least, because it is so convenient. You should see it on your flight into EZE.
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For the record, here are the websites:

http://www.palermo.com.ar/
http://www.hipodromosanisidro.com.ar/

There is a 3rd track called La Plata, but I did not visit there.
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