Mariano Gonzalez

Age: 46

Country (or state if US) of Origin: Argentina and a U.S. Citizen now.

Team: Goose

CreekHandicap: 6

How many years playing the sport: I started riding at 4 and playing kid’s polo at 9.

Pre-game ritual: It changes each season so I guess that’s not a ritual!

You travel around the world for polo. Which destination has been your favorite? Argentina and Santa Barbara, CA are favorites of mine.

Favorite part of playing polo: Riding… playing with my father and now with my son.

Favorite local hang-out when playing at Greenwich Polo Club: I need to find one!

Favorite thing to do when not on the field: I enjoy playing soccer.

Favorite song: It all depends on my mood.

If I weren’t a polo player I would be: A soccer player!

Favorite all-time horse and why? DIVERTIDA. I bred her and she was a freak of nature.