San Diego Polo Club celebrates ‘First Responders Day’
RANCHO SANTA FE — As always, polo in Del Mar is the place to be on a Sunday afternoon. While all were excited to watch the Pan-American Cup Finals, the mood shifted during the break when announcer, Steve Lewandowski, handed over the microphone to The Oceanside Police K9 Officer’s Association.
Game dedication was in honor of “First Responders Day,” which also included Del Mar Lifeguards, San Diego Fire Rescue, and all first responders. While emergency vehicles rolled onto the field, including the police K9 patrol cars, Oceanside police officers Anis Trabelsi and Sam Hay were there with their K9 partners, Max and Gonzo.
While Hay did a short obedience phase with Gonzo, demonstrating the importance of obedience in police line work, the action skyrocketed when the protection segment entered the picture.
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August 21, 2008