FIP Officials

In a style befitting the Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup 2016, 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 and FIP Super Nations Cup since their inception.  Peter started the RMPA Polo Leagues in 2005 and has run it successfully to date. Peter competed in FEI World Cup show jumping and is an accredited FEI International Jumping Course Designer.

Horse Master

Gines Bargallo

Gines Bargallo is a 6-goal professional polo player, who has played worldwide, mostly in Asia. In 2011, he was Horse master at the World Cup Zone D classification, where he had an excellent experience. In Argentina, he has played medium and high goals tournaments. He has a mallet factory called Takito.


  • Steve Evans
  • Qubilai Alam
  • Nicolas Scortichini

Horse Stewards

  • John D Fischer
  • Karen Gan