Stormie spent her youth on the backs of ponies and horses, competing in her first horse show at two-years old.
she was getting special permission to enter the Jr. training level in three-day events, while simultaneously competing in dressage and h/j.
Stormie qualified in dressage through 2nd level and qualified for the junior Olympics in three-day eventing.
she was playing polo nationwide with her mother, American polo pioneer Sue Sally Hale.
she had attained a two-goal (mixed) rating in polo, the highest rating for women at the time.
teaching a group of her own riding students by the age of 21.
she was 23, she was managing the family farm and polo club and playing polo professionally.
Stormie spent the next 15 years competing with and against her mother Sue Sally and her sister Sunny including playing in the highest rated (9-goals mixed) women's tournament in the world.
tournament victories, Stormie was a member of the winning Empire Polo team in the historic 1st US Women's Open Polo Championship .
coaching at the collegiate level as the Head Polo Coach for the University of Southern California's Men's and Women's polo teams. A job she excelled at for more than seven years.
polo for many years, Stormie was honored by the Robb Report as one of the top polo clinicians in the world.
some time away from polo to raise her two daughters, Victoria and Elizabeth with her high school sweetheart and husband Mike.
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