Juan Ignacio “Naco” Taverna


Age: 40 Home Country: Argentina Team: Beluga Handicap: 6 How many years playing the sport: 22 Pre-game ritual: I visit the toilette! You travel around the world for polo. Which destination has been your favorite? Los Machitos in 25 de Mayo, Argentina. Favorite local hang-out when playing at Greenwich Polo Club: The Red Store in Banksville is my favorite place to grab a bite. I order a bacon, egg and cheese on a wedge! Favorite thing to do when not on the field: Play other sports like tennis or soccer. Favorite song: “Since I’ve Been Loving You” by Led Zepplin. If I weren’t a polo player I would be: A gynecologist? I’m kidding!! Favorite all-time horse and why? Jazz, she was the most comfortable horse that I have ridden on in my entire life!!!!


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