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  • I've always had goals to be the best.

  • I’ve loved the competition for everything.

  • It’s my life. It’s my job. It’s my love.

  • My name is Jesse Bray

  • I’m a 5-goal American polo player.

  • I was born in New Zealand, grew up in California.

  • I’m 23 years old.

  • I started playing professionally when I was 16 years old

  • it’s when got my first pay cheque for playing Polo.

  • My dad’s played professional his whole life

  • he made it to a 7-goal handicap.

  • My goal has always been to be better than him.

  • Polo is definitely considered a luxury sport.

  • I’ve travelled a lot to play Polo.

  • There are some low places and there are some high places

  • and Santa Barbara is definitely one of the highest places to be.

  • La Martina has the role of growing this sport of polo.

  • They can get the word out to a lot of high class people

  • who bring the high class to the polo world.

  • To play in the high level it’s all about horses.

  • I’m constantly looking for new horses.

  • I’m improving my string all the time

  • investing every dollar I make trying hundreds of horses

  • to find one that fits perfect.

  • Trying a horse is similar to trying, buying a new car.

  • You want to make sure youre in love with it

  • it’s a great comparison having the top-end cars

  • compared to the top-end horses.

  • To play polo is not a matter of just being a part

  • of a small group of lucky people.

  • To reach this kind of exclusivity

  • is something you can get just step by step.

  • It is a lot about hard work.

  • It’s not as what everybody sees from the outside.

  • I’d wake up every morning by 6:45

  • so I’m at the barn at 7.

  • I spend pretty much all day

  • getting the horses ready for the games.

  • I’m riding 4 or 5 hours a day.

  • Horses are athletes as well.

  • They feel different.

  • What’s really important: to get your horse in top condition

  • to play at its best.

  • If you watch from a couple of years ago to now

  • you see the difference in every horse.

  • Theyre always improving.

  • I spend a lot of time with the horses

  • so there are a lot of things you miss in life.

  • It’s some sacrifices you make but it makes up for it.

  • My goal has always been to make it to an 8-goal handicap

  • I’ll get there.

  • It’s not a ‘hoping to be

  • it’s going to happen.

  • I think my dad will be proud of me.

I've always had goals to be the best.

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Maserati and La Martina present: Polo Stories - Episode 3 - Exclusivity

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    罐頭瑜 posted on 2017/02/16
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