FIP Officials

In a style befitting the Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup 2017, the Federation of International Polo has appointed polo’s most highly regarded personalities as the Tournament’s Officials.

Tournament Director

Peter Abisheganaden

Peter is the Executive Secretary of Royal Malaysian Polo Association. He was the tournament director of the FIP Polo World Cup Asian-Australasian-African Championships in 2011 and has run The FIP Snow Polo World Cup since his inception.

Horse Master

Carlos Pando

Carlos Pando is a 6-goal handicap pro from Argentina. He was born in Buenos Aires and started playing since very young. Horses and polo have been the real passion in his life so he decided to start traveling and playing polo abroad to become a professional polo player. Now he is the polo manager and professional of Pilara Polo Club, one of the most exclusive polo clubs in Argentina.


  • Daniel Boudou
  • Steve Evans
  • Ben Turner

Horse Stewards

  • John Fischer
  • Karen Gan