Bob Jornayvaz had an accident playing polo

An owner of a polo team was taken to the hospital by trauma hawk after falling from a horse on Saturday.

According to the United States Polo Association in Wellington Bob Jornayvaz, a polo player and owner of the Valiente team, is currently being treated at the St. Mary Medical Center.

The U.S. Polo Association lists him as a «businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion for polo,» including breeding and training of horses in the sport. 

Some health issues that forced him to take a break from the sport.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said at 11:23 a.m. units were dispatched to 3600 block of 120th Avenue South in Wellington.

The patient «was rapidly assessed and declared a trauma alert,» the agency said in an inquiry from WPTV.

A spokesman for the center confirmed the person was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach.


«It’s so good to be back in polo and to be back in Wellington, Florida. I can’t tell you how much I missed being in the polo scene,» he told the U.S. Polo Association in 2023. «I had some health issues and am glad to be back playing.»

Foto del 2018 jugando junto a Cambiaso y Facundo Pieres.

Born in San Antonio, Jornayvaz settled in Denver, Colorado and built a business empire there: mining, gas, real estate market, cinematography and a lot of polo! Parenting included. It is one of the so-called “patterns” of the pole. One of the most important in the world.

Robert Jornayvaz watched Adolfito Cambiaso play with deep admiration. He had passed 50, he played professionally at polo in the United States and, like so many others, he used to lose against the La Dolfina crack teams. But in addition to Cambiaso player, he really liked the horses he had. And he began to talk about the breed, the offspring, the characteristics of his horses. Powerful Texan businessman, Bob Jornayvaz was surprised by the reaction of the number 1 in the world of this sport when he began to probe it to buy one of his copies.