One of the world’s oldest team sports returns to Indio for the 2020 season, according to Empire Polo Club officials.
Players carrying wooden mallets atop horseback will battle to hit a ball into the opposing team’s goal — a game first played in modern-day Iran as far back as the 6th century B.C.
Sunday is the club’s soft opening of the season. Games are scheduled Sundays until March 29. Opening Day — Hat Day — is scheduled for Jan. 5.
Games start at noon. General Admission is free with a $20 per car cash parking fee.
VIP seats are $30 per person and includes parking.
The Empire Polo Club is at 81800 51st Ave.
For more details, go to empirepolo.com.