About Us

For those not familiar with Red Gum Run, we are predominantly polo however can cater for all disciplines, so please always ask.    We are passionate about polo and our aim is to keep this wonderful sport alive by introducing new players in the safety of our arena.

The brand new arena, with ProRide surface boasts 88m x 30m fully enclosed, and stage two, the grandstand, is almost complete allowing all types of equine or in fact any event, it’s just up to your imagination. We can also cater for weddings, car launches, fashion parades, hens days, corporate days, just name it!

We have two properties, Red Gum Run (RGR) & Borreraig (Borrie). RGR is a 56 acre property and Borrie which is 152 acres, with a full size stick & ball field. We can offer agistment at both properties (see agistment).

A premiere location

Red Gum Run

Red Gum Run is a premiere location servicing both Melbourne and Geelong areas, located only 55 minutes from the Westgate Bridge and 15 minutes from Geelong based in the pretty, tranquil town of Freshwater Creek.

Space for your wildest dreams


Just down the road, Borreraig is a 152 acre property that offers a full size stick and ball field, along with any manor of options your mind can think up!

Who Are We?

Inge Burke

Owner & Manager

That’s me, Inge … office gal for over 25 years and threw it all in to follow my passion of polo. I have been playing polo for over 20 years and along the way I have enjoyed every second and I want to share and let others discover that enjoyment and thrill too! I am an absolute animal lover and you will always see me with either my horses or dogs!

Jason Butt

Professional Polo Player & Horse Trainer

Horse trainer and professional polo player Jason Butt (currently 2 goals) is full time with RGR and available to play professionally, conduct lessons or train your pony. Jase has been playing polo professionally both here and in the UK where he’s originally from. Jase is renowned for making top polo ponies and has sold many over the years, both locally and internationally.
Jason has been with RGR for over 2 years, over the time has scooped both MVP and won many best pony competitions.
Everyone who knows Jase, knows how patient and positive he is and his horse training techniques are exactly that … positive, patient, caring and rewarding. Jase loves all the ponies but does have a real soft spot for Legacy (OTT) in the arena string and Mimic and Little J on the grass. (OTT).

Louise McColl

Head Groom

Lou Lou (Louise) has been with RGR full time for over 4 years. Lou Lou’s knowledge, passion and care for horses is second to none, having joined RGR after learning the ropes in racing. Lou also has her heavy rigid truck license having obtained this living up north on a cattle station.
Lou Lou loves all the ponies at RGR as if her own but you can hardly blame her for her favourite being Lou Lou, a talented prudy Chestnut, named after her!
No prizes for who Lou barracks for in the footy!