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EDITORIALS Pierre E. Genecand President.......................... 2 Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot.................. 4 SPONSORS Banque Eric Sturdza.......................................... 6 Gstaad Palace.......................................................7 Riva..........................................................................8 Hublot Title Sponsor..........................................10 PEOPLE 2016....................................................12 MOMENTS 2016...............................................18 2017 PROGRAM............................................... 24 TEAMS 2017..................................................... 26 PORTRAIT Nero, the best back of all time........................ 30 REPORTAGE Chantilly, capital of the horse A «living» museum...........................................44 PORTFOLIO by Arnaud Soalhat Journey through the Mongolian winter........ 56 SHOPPING......................................................... 78 THANK YOU......................................................80

HUBLOT POLO GOLF CUP GSTAAD 2017 PUBLISHER Polo Club Gstaad CONCEPTION & COORDINATION Plurality Presse SA, Carouge, Geneva DESIGN Imagic SARL – Daniel Hostettler TRANSLATION & ADAPTATION Polo Club Gstaad Alison Drummond Traductions CONTRIBUTORS R&B Presse, Pascal Renauldon, Diane Prouhet PHOTOGRAPHS Pascal Renauldon Sandro Baebler Amélie Bès Arnaud Soalhat Printed by Tipografia Valdostina, Aoste. © Plurality Presse, Geneva, 2017.

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EDITORIAL

AMÉLIE BÈS

Pierre E. Genecand President

Back to the Swiss mountains

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very year, the end of summer in Gstaad is marked by the Hublot Polo Gold Cup gathering the finest international polo players. The tournament is very much awaited by everyone in the region, but also by our loyal partners who look forward to presenting themselves to an international audience. The 4 listed teams for the 2017 edition have all been composed to

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come up with the requested total handicap; the highest handicap of all Swiss grass tournaments. Our perpetual wish is for a clement weather that will help us welcome our many spectators in the best conditions and maintain the polo field’s excellent quality allowing fast-paced matches throughout the weekend. My entire organising committee, our volunteers and myself wish you an enjoyable weekend of sport in the Bernese Oberland. n


EDITORIAL

SANDRO BAEBLER

Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

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two-thousand-year-old sport that has become global, polo fuses power, speed and precision in a spirit of elegance and conviviality. Hublot, which is celebrating the Art of Fusion this year, is particularly proud to once again be associated, for the ninth consecutive edition, with the superb Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad tournament. This illustrates the fusion of two elite universes, fine watchmaking and polo. Polo, in which the respect of tradition plays a prominent role. The same goes for Hublot, which, in the design of its exceptional watches, always associates respect for tradition with innovation. Sport has a special significance in Hublot’s life. And when the sport is associated with elegance and fair play, then it becomes an obvious choice. Gstaad represents quality, beauty, prestige, security, holidays, luxury, skiing… in a nutshell, the Swiss way of life. With several of the world’s best players on the bill, including the

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very famous Riccardo Tattoni, the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad really is Switzerland’s benchmark tournament. Hublot will be privileged to be represented by a team of young polo players who are very dynamic, thus resembling the brand whose values they share and whose products they love. This year, the theme of the tournament will be green, like the green of the field on which the players and horses will compete in the match. The programme includes a parade with the players and their horses in the Gstaad village centre, a fabulous party, and the competition itself, which, thanks to the four teams and their supporters, will be very exciting, much to the delight of thrill seekers, horse lovers and fans of open-air entertainment. Hublot loves Gstaad. Hublot loves Polo Gstaad. I wish you all an excellent weekend. n


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As the President of Banque Eric Sturdza and sponsor of the eponymous team, I am pleased to welcome you to Gstaad for the twenty-second edition of the prestigious Hublot Polo Gold Cup 2017. Established in 2011, this partnership with the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad is perfectly in line with the values and spirit of our group: excellence and integrity, performance, and a shared passion for sports. Eric I. Sturdza

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The ultimate event – in front of and behind the scenes

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he idyllic airfield between Videmanette and Saanen transforms into an illustrious Polo Village with an unrivalled infrastructure in just 24 hours every August. This logistical feat would not be possible without the active support of a good dozen loyal partners, sponsors and more than 50 helping hands. No less than 30 tons of material, the majority of which is used exclusively during the three tournament days, is transported from Gstaad Palace to the polo grounds and back again on roughly 150 trips. The on location branch of the Palace kitchen has its own water and power supply and can hold its own with its big sister – at the end of the day a good 1,500 meals are served here on two days under the management of head chef Franz Faeh. Six tons of lounge furni-

ture, tables and chairs offer a seat to VIP guests who drink roughly 1,000 bottles of Champagne and wine, wear 150 Gstaad Palace polo t-shirts and 300 sun hats and have their every wish fulfilled, however big or small, by the 100 service staff. In short: a mammoth task that we are happy to take on as the official caterer with pride and joy year after year and for the tenth time this year. After all, a first-class and unique event like the Hublot Polo Gold Cup deserves no less than first-class and unique commitment. Welcome to our Polo Village! We wish all our guests an unforgettable time. n Andrea Scherz Owner and General Manager of Gstaad Palace

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A Ferrari Design for a Hublot watch celebrating Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary To celebrate Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, the Italian marque and its partner Hublot are presenting a new original collection. Conceived with the same approach used for designing a car at the Ferrari Design Centre and integrating Hublot’s watchmaking expertise, the Techframe Ferrari 70 years Tourbillon Chronograph opens a new chapter in the partnership that unites Hublot and Ferrari. The Techframe Ferrari 70 Years is available in three versions — King Gold, PEEK Carbon, and Titanium — each of which is produced in 70 limited editions. It is destined to be a collector’s item.

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esigned by Ferrari, crafted by Hublot. This is the principle that prevailed for the design and perfecting of the new Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph. A team effort that began with Ferrari in Maranello and ended in Nyon with Hublot. This new line in Hublot’s collections is intended to offer a watch that is deeply rooted in Ferrari’s DNA—combining strength, performance and agility—while being produced and perfected by the Hublot manufacture. A perfect fusion of the automotive and watchmaking worlds.

The Ferrari Design Approach Created and designed by Ferrari, under the leadership of Head of Design Flavio Manzoni, the new Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph is like one of the super cars produced in Maranello. And with good reason: this watch was designed by Ferrari using the same creative processes as that used to develop a new sports car. The starting point for the designers was the Hublot movement—the “engine” of the watch—around which they freely designed a high performance chassis. Like that of a Ferrari, its lattice structure—that is unique in the world of watchmaking—offers maximum strength for minimal weight. “The styling of the Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph underlines the performances of the watch and no component is there by chance”, explains Flavio Manzoni. Thus, the black structure on the dial holds the chronograph counters and offers excellent legibility. The crown at 4 o’clock —raised by a black PVD Titanium insert decorated with the famous Prancing Horse—reduces

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the size of the watch to the greatest possible extent, and increases its aerodynamic look. Finally, the red push-button is strategically placed to facilitate its use—even when driving—and makes the design more ergonomic. The Hublot manufacture took this design by Ferrari and applied its expertise in engineering, materials and watchmaking, to make these aesthetic and technical concepts feasible. The result is a chassis case with a modular construction of three components—skeleton middle, container, and back cover—that is true to the styling imaged by Ferrari. Available in King Gold, Titanium versions, the new Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph is also offered in PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone) Carbon, a multi-layer hypo-allergenic material—made from particularly long carbon fibres—that is extremely durable and reliable. An essential for this very open case. This is not the only innovation: two lateral push-buttons make it easy to change the strap, whilst offering maximum security. As with all of the coloured components of this new Techframe, the two lateral push-buttons are made in the famous P485 Ferrari red. The back cover of the case is engraved in black with “Limited Edition, No. XX/70”, and the sapphire back is adorned with “Ferrari 70 Years”.

Under the bonnet of this thoroughbred Beyond its design, which is true to Ferrari’s design philosophy, Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph is the epitome of fine watchmaking. Under the bonnet of this thoroughbred is a Tourbillon Chronograph driven by a movement that was designed


Jean-Claude Biver, Sergio Marchionne, Ricardo Guadalupe celebrating Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary. stands out by its imposing tourbillon that is visible on the dial. Thanks to an ingenious construction principle, this innovative mechanism offers both the aesthetics of a flying tourbillon and the operational stability of a tourbillon with two pivot points. This double advantage is made possible by a sapphire crystal, which is practically invisible, placed above the cage that rotates once a minute and holds the upper part of the tourbillon using a bridge. The Ferrari logo is clearly visible at the 9 o’clock position whilst the Hublot logo is at 5 o’clock. The sapphire dial reveals the cutting edge mechanics that it shelters, and an external raised section holds the timer. A matt black block designed by Ferrari, affixed to the sapphire holds a race-inspired twin half-second counter at 3 o’clock, the minutes counter at 11 o’clock and the column wheel at 1 o’clock—the brain controlling this sleek chronograph with tangential coupling. The highly technical interchangeable black rubber strap is fitted with a folding clasp with a cover in PVD titanium with a plate decorated with King Gold, PEEK carbon or titanium, with the Hublot logo. Flavio Manzoni explaining the design of Hublot Techframe.

Already a collector’s item

and developed by Hublot: the new HUB6311 calibre with manual winding—253 components —offers 5 days of power reserve. The single-button chronograph—one button for the start-stop-reset functions—that is considered as the best of the best by specialists, is handled by an original lever in Ferrari red anodised aluminium. Treated with ruthenium anthracite, this finely tuned “engine” also

The fruit of an intense and unique collaboration between car designers and a fine watchmaking manufacture, the sleek Techframe Ferrari signals a new era in the partnership between Ferrari and Hublot. Produced in three versions—King Gold, PEEK Carbon, and Titanium—each in 70 limited editions, this new timepiece is already a collector’s item. n

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PEOPLE 2016 Photos Amélie Bès

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2017 PROGRAM

17 THURSDAY 11:00 am Polo Village opens 1:30 pm 1st Qualifying match 3:00 pm 2nd Qualifying match

18 FRIDAY 4:00 pm Players Parade through Gstaad No matches

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PHOTOS AMÉLIE BÈS

19 SATURDAY 11:00 am Polo Village opens 11:30 am VIP tent opens for Lunch 1:30 pm 1st Semi-final match 3:00 pm 2nd Semi-final match 8:00 pm Gala Night in the VIP tent

20 SUNDAY 11:00 am Polo Village opens 11:30 am VIP tent opens for Lunch 1:30 pm Match for 3rd and 4th place 3:00 pm FINAL 4:30 pm Prize Presentation Ceremony

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TEAMS 2017

TEAM HUBLOT After two years of absence, we are very happy to welcome our friends Ricardo Tattoni and Gualtiero Giori, back to Gstaad. They will play together with the Menendez brothers, regulars of the tournament. We are confident that Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO Hublot, will appreciate the game of this Italian-Argentinian team.

Ricardo Tattoni

ITA Hcp. 0 Captain

Gualtiero Giori

ITA Hcp. 1

Eduardo Menendez

ARG Hcp. 6

Franckie Menendez

ARG Hcp. 6

Total Hcp. 13

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TEAM GSTAAD PALACE

As in 2016, our friends Piero Dilier and Andy Bihrer will be the two co-captains of a very Swiss team. They will play, in alternance, with three Argentinian pro-players who regularly travel to European and Argentinian tournaments with them.

Piero Dillier / Andy Bihrer

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Hcp. 0 Captain

Lucas Labat

ARG

Hcp. 6

Juani Gonzalez

ARG

Hcp. 5

Gonzalo Bernal

ARG

Hcp. 3

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Hcp. 14

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TEAMS 2017

TEAM BANQUE ERIC STURDZA Loyal friend of Gstaad and of Bank Eric Sturdza, Cédric Schweri is coming back with a strong team hoping for a much-awaited win in the tournament. The high quality of his players will help him reach his goal. Cedric Schweri

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Joao Novaes

BRA Hcp. 5

Marcos Riglos

ARG Hcp. 5

Nico Lopez Fuentes

ARG Hcp. 4

Total Hcp. 14

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Hcp. 0 Captain


TEAM RIVA We are glad to welcome, for his first time in Gstaad, Francesco Mitrano, president of the Monaco Polo Club, who has put together a team especially for the Hublot Polo Gold Cup. The team will be composed of Argentinian and Italian players. We are extending the warmest welcome to our mountains to Team Riva and our best wishes for a successful first competition on Swiss soil.

Francesco Mitrano

ITA-MC Hcp. 0 Captain

Pablo Jauretche

ARG

Hcp. 6

Juan Jauretche

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Hcp. 5

Gotfredo Cutinelli

ITA

Hcp. 3

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PORTRAIT

R&B PRESSE / P. RENAULDON

Juan Martin Nero

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R&B PRESSE/P. RENAULDON

Nero, the best back of all time Juan Martin Nero is undoubtedly the most reserved of this handful of big players who are writing the history of polo. As Adolfo Cambioso’s rear guard in La Dolfina, Nero has achieved something which has never been done before: three consecutive Triple Crowns. Today, he is without a doubt the best Number Four a team could dream of. Report: R&B Presse / Pascal Renauldon

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o polo team has ever succeeded in winning the three Opens most coveted by the best polo players in the world three years in a row: Tortugas, Hurlingham and Palermo. Of course, much of this is down to a certain Adolfo Cambiaso. At the age of 42, the man remains a phenomenon, emerging from nowhere during a match, always ahead of the curve, to score the decisive goals. One of Cambiaso’s strengths has also been to build

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a team around him which has been unbeatable since 2013. In this magical quartet, the last line of defence against enemy attacks is: 35-year-old Juan Martin Nero. Now a father, “Juanma” was born in Trenque Lauquen, a little town with a population of 35,000 situated 450km from Buenos Aires. Neither he nor any of his Dolfina team-mates hail from any of the great polo dynasties like the Pieres and Heguy families. As he says: •


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Juan Martin Nero

“My father loved horses but only played polo on an amateur level at weekends. On my mother’s side of the family they also played a bit. The only link to professional polo was one of my uncles, Pablo Jaurechte. When I was a kid, I played for fun. I don’t think my father ever seriously thought that one day I’d become a great player!” And yet his talent was quickly spotted and at the age of 21, in June 2002, with long, dishevelled hair and three-day stubble, he

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played in Europe, winning the second edition of the French Open in Chantilly with Pierre Henri Ngoumou: “He was already a genius” remembers the French five goaler. “My father jokingly said to me: “Take his photo now because you’ll never see him in France again!” After that, he went on to play in England where he quite literally burst onto the scene. He made difficult moves seem so easy! He’s an uncomplicated person who keeps himself to himself but he’s an excellent team player and he’s absolutely one of the greats, •


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one of the top three players in the world.” Two months later, he won the Coupe d’Or in Deauville with the Talandracas team. And, indeed, he was never seen in France again! At the time, Juanma was only a six goaler and yet, two years later, he made his debut on the mythical No. 1 field in Palermo, in a final which pitted the Heguy cousins against one another in Indios Chapaleufù 1 and 2. He replaced Horacito at short notice and his performance saw him being recruited to Chapa Uno for the following season, when he was a seven goaler. Gonzalo Pieres then played him alongside his two sons Gonzalito and Facundo as well as Pablo McDonough. Finally, Ellerstina then won its first title against La Dolfina in 2008, then again in 2010. At that point, Adolfo Cambiaso decided to recruit the players from the other team who were causing him so much difficulty: Juan Martin Nero and Pablo McDonough. “I was lucky to join one of the two biggest teams of this decade” says Juanma. A dream career indeed. La Dolfina won yet again in Palermo in 2016 and although everyone idolised Cambiaso, this outstanding champion knew that he owed it to his back, “a cool-headed player with a heart of fire”, as described by the daily newspaper, La Nación. In the same year, • 38 HUBLOT POLO GOLD CUP GSTAAD • 22nd EDITION


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the two champions together won the Queen’s Cup in England with the team from Dubai. Juan Martin had been unbeaten for several months, as he had won the Polo Challenge in the Dominican Republic just previously. Some believe that Nero ranks up there with his boss. “Of the three great players in the history of polo” says Tomás Fernández Llorente, one of the big players of the 1980s, “two now play in the same team: Adolfo Cambiaso and Juan Martin Nero. They are twelve

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goalers while the others are ten goalers.” Juanma remains, nonetheless, reserved and modest, always in the background and only speaking to the media when they manage to corner him. He is reserved to the point of silence, which sometimes leads him to be the butt of his team-mates jokes. No matter, what is important is that he knows how to express himself on the field and, without any shadow of a doubt, that is something Juan Martin Nero knows how to do with ease. n


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R E P O RTAG E

CHANTILLY, CAPITAL OF THE HORSE

A «living» museum The Great Stables of the Domaine de Chantilly are often considered as the finest and most beautiful in Europe. When they were built, their monumental volumes set them apart and the stables quickly became the setting for many royal festivities. By R&B Presse / Pascal Renauldon Text: Diane Prouhet

Riders from the Compagnie Equestre of the Museum of the Horse of Chantilly (without the chief écuyer) in the Cours des Chenils, where the arena is located.

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R E P O RTAG E Chantilly, capital of the horse

The bot is a walking courbette performed on the island of Menorca with indigenous horses...

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... Christina, a Spanish rider from the Museum of the Horse of Chantilly, has performed this figure with her Menorcan horse, Nectar, on various occasions.

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R E P O RTAG E Chantilly, capital of the horse

Inside the dome of the Great Stables of Chantilly, where shows and teaching demonstrations are performed.

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he magnificence and originality of these spaces reflect the patron’s desire to assert his position within the court and to demonstrate his power. Today, they are a choice setting for exploring the relationship between horses and riders. These stables have rarely been left unused. In the post-war years, the Chantilly equestrian circle, where Olympic dressage champion, Colonel André Jousseame and the horseman and riding master Yves Bienaimé taught, occupied the premises. It was Bienaimé

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who fought for the building to be opened to the public by inaugurating the first Living Museum of the Horse, in 1982. The Museum was renovated in 2013, on the initiative of the Fondation pour la Sauvegarde et le Développement du Domaine de Chantilly. Since then, the ground floor of the Cour des Remises is hosting a thematic exhibition, presenting objects to the public which illustrate and guide visitors through the relationship between horses and riders through the ages. •


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R E P O RTAG E Chantilly, capital of the horse

Sophie Bienaimé, the chief écuyer of the Compagnie Equestre of the Museum of the Horse, performs a passage with her Portuguese horse, Torrao. And it is this multi-faceted love for horses which continues to bring these buildings to life today. A Museum of the Horse still occupies the fifteen rooms around the courtyard, while the East Nave continues to house the modern-day stables.

The Compagnie Equestre des Grandes Écuries With more than 150 performances each year, 20 horses and seven horsewomen, the Great Stables are a lively setting in their own right, where passion for horses meets the equestrian arts. Over a period of more than thirty years, the Great Stables of Chan-

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tilly have become a horse-riding hotspot alongside Saumur and Versailles. A true institution, recognised for its precise, high quality riding, the Great Stables stand out for the passion of its teams who are proud to don the uniform and are known for their continual quest for excellence, their attention to detail, and the originality of their creations. The Chantilly horsewomen perform Equitation in the French tradition, a discipline which features on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list. The stable team is extremely well organised. And it has to be in order to ensure the daily care and education of each horse: its progress, its veterinary care, training for shows and rehearsals as well as daily demonstrations. Health- •


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35 à 40 véhicules sélectionnés sont offerts dans la Tente Festival à Gstaad.

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Inscriptions de véhicules classiques possibles de suite. Nombre de places limité!

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R E P O RTAG E Chantilly, capital of the horse

A capriole being performed by Caroline and her horse Zagalo.

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R E P O RTAG E Chantilly, capital of the horse

A scene from a performance of MĂŠtamorphoses, showing at the Great Stables of Chantilly until October.

care specialists, riders, coaches and management work closely together to ensure the horses are as comfortable as possible and that visitors thoroughly enjoy their visit.

The Museum of the Horse In addition, the fifteen rooms surrounding the Cour des Remises allow visitors to dive into the history of this animal which has accompanied Man over the centuries, and which has known how to forge itself an indispensable and unique place at the heart of each civilisation. More than 200 objects recreate a thematic exhibition exploring the diversity of the links between Man and horse since its

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domestication several tens of thousands of years ago. Through its universal ambition, the museum covers all civilisations and time periods; illustrated through a great diversity of objects: paintings, engravings and sculptures as well as carriages, harnesses, printed books, etc. The Museum of the Horse was inaugurated in a totally new form with an entirely renovated museography in June 2013. The thematic exhibits are displayed in minimalist glass cases. Respecting the 18th century layout, the exhibition is divided into themes; visitors move successively through the major chapters which have marked, and continue to mark, the history of the relationship between horses and Man. n


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PORTFOLIO

Journey through the Mongolian winter BY ARNAUD SOALHAT

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ailing from five generations of hoteliers, 52-year old Frenchman Arnaud Soalhat discovered silver halide photography while living in New York. His career took him away from his hobby which, nonetheless, he rekindled as a veritable passion when he returned to France four years ago. It was the taste for travelling which immersed him once again in the world now digital photography: Iceland, the Antarctic, Siberia (with the Evens), expeditions with the Sea Shepherds (to prevent the traditional slaughter of pilot whales), Greenland, Patagonia, the Bolivian Altiplano, Mongolia (the subject of this portfolio) and, this year, Lake Baikal – “only places people don’t visit and where it’s particularly cold”. Each time, he returns with extraordinary images, every one treated as a real work of art. Arnaud exhibits occasionally, but mostly sells his photos – twelve original prints which are numbered and signed by subject – to a clientele of fans. He has also become passionate about polo and for the past two years has taken fabulous images of the Palermo Open.

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rossing frozen lakes and mountain passes, the nomadic Kazakhs of western Mongolia, known for hunting with eagles, make an epic journey with their livestock every spring Each year, between February and April - around 200 families make the 150km trip across the Altai Mountains, in temperatures of up to -40 degrees Celsius. It takes them about five days. This year’s trip, took place in February 2016, from their seasonal camps in Bayan Ulgii Province we made the trip to Shohan’s family’s spring camp in Tavan Bogd National Park, After the trip, we spent a few days in the remote location, accompanying Shohan hunting with his golden eagle. Shohan makes the journey with his brother Ozahk and their neighbour - plus their dogs. Together they herd about 500 livestock, including horses, camels, Kashmir goats, sheep and cows.

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Camels carrying all necessary equipment to build a yurt in case of bad weather.

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Tabaii the septuagenarian «Patriarch». Famous and respected hunter in the Kazakh community, father of Shohan and Ozak. Too old now, he travels in the truck with the rest of his family and all their belongings.

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Ozak, oldest son of the family.


Shohan and his eagle.

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The Altaï. China is beyond the mountains.

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Shohan scanning the horizon looking for a young camel who lost his way during the night. He will eventually be picked up by another group of Kazakhs nomads and returned to his mother.

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The first and most difficult challenge Ferrari always faces when it decides to develop a new model is to push the boundaries of its own achievements yet again. This challenge is made all the tougher when the task at hand involves designing a new 12-cylinder engine, the power unit that hailed the start of the glorious Prancing Horse story 70 years ago in 1947. With its output boosted to 800 cv, 60 more than the F12berlinetta, Fer Ferrari’s new 12-cylinder is the most powerful and fastest road-going Ferrari ever built (with the exception, of course, of the rear-engined special limited-series 12-cylinders). This magnificent engine fast-forwards us in a new era of Ferrari 12-cylinder history, and in doing so, builds on the invaluable legacies of the F12berlinetta and F12tdf.


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ur warmest gratitude goes to all those who have extended their help to us; to the advertisers of the official program; to all the institutions that so generously support us; to the landowners, the benefactors and business partners; as well as to every member of the Polo Club Gstaad and Silver or Gold Card owner. Our sincere thanks are also due to all the people and companies who placed their trust in us by providing support after this program went to print and whose names could therefore not be included.

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