May 4, 2016
Cindy Halle is well known as a polo player and coach. During her years at the University of California-Davis her team won four Women’s Intercollegiate titles, and she has played polo all over the country. Cindy came to Maryland to coach polo at Garrison Forest School in 1986, and she also gave lessons to many of the players of the newly-resurrected Maryland Polo Club. While coaching at Garrison Forest, Cindy’s teams won five Women’s National Interscholastic Championship titles, and Cindy met and married her husband, Ned. In 1997, she took time off from the game to raise her two children, and then returned to playing polo and to Garrison Forest in 2007. Under her leadership, GFS won two more National Championships in 2009 and 2011. Cindy was named Polo Magazine Coach of the Year in 1998 and is a certified polo umpire.