Established in 1898, Saratoga Polo Association is one of the leading polo clubs in the United States. Based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the club organizes polo matches on its Whitney Field or other adjacent field and offers a casual polo experience. Saratoga Polo Association has three playing fields, irrigation systems, a field-side clubhouse and patio area complete with restaurant and bar service. The association hosts a variety of events that help expand community and charitable activities. Some of the groups are Saratoga Preserving Land and Nature (PLAN), the YMCA, Skidmore College and Special Olympics. In addition, it organizes nonpolo events, including wine tasting and private dinners.