Balance Is Key For Adult Amateur Dressage Competitors at the Wellington International Polo Club
Balance is key for adult amateur dressage competitors at the Wellington International Polo Club, who must juggle horses and full-time careers while keeping an eye on their prize.
Rizvi used his connections in Silicon Valley to land shares of sought-after tech companies such as Twitter Inc and Square, according to people familiar with his investing activities. Additionally, he assisted Hugh Hefner in taking Playboy private after it had been publicly owned for many years.
Early Life and Education
Born in India and moving with his family to the USA at five years old, Rizvi Traverse Management provides equity investments into Twitter, Facebook and Summit Entertainment; along with purchasing and selling multiple companies and real estate properties.
Pj Rizvi and her family reside full time in Wellington Florida and have been involved with Polo with a Purpose since its establishment in 2015. She enjoys summer nights at Don Chepos for take out dinners and margaritas before taking their children shopping or volunteering their services at one of Wellington Florida’s many events.
She is proud of being Ashley Holzers 2012 Olympic mount Breaking Dawn and FEI Grand Prix horse Unlimited as well as campaigning Febe van Zwambagts’ step-up pony Make My Day and Prince Z.
Suhail Rizvi is the president and chief investment officer at Rizvi Traverse Management, an investment firm which makes equity investments in companies like Twitter, Facebook and Summit Entertainment; Playboy also partners with them. Suhail holds a master’s degree from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania as well as having expertise in real estate investments.
Rizvi says her success on the horse show circuit, both jumping and dressage, has brought immense fulfillment into her life. She shares this love of sport with her family; daughters Yasmin, Farah and Zayna compete at AGDF in the FEI Pony divisions.
Rizvi recently acquired Unlimited, a 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding by Jazz x Winckenburg that competes up to Grand Prix level under Ashley Holzer’s guidance.
Achievement and Honors
GK Elite and the Global Dressage Festival have joined forces to recognize Adult Amateur competitors who successfully balance dressage commitments with full-time jobs and family responsibilities, often riding competitively and winning top prizes.
Rizvi is an investor and major supporter of media companies and movie studios such as Summit Entertainment – known for producing the Twilight films – Twitter Inc, Square and Flipboard. According to industry executives, he keeps an extremely low profile; flying commercial flights or occasionally using his private jet. Furthermore, he takes an indolent approach when it comes to tech investments.
His relationships extend even to royalty: sources have reported seeing him with Queen Noor of Jordan and Google founders Larry Page and Eric Schmidt.
Rizvi is blessed to be the father of three adult daughters and one teenage son as well as an adopted step-daughter. In his free time he enjoys horseback riding and competing in dressage competitions while co-chairing Polo with a Purpose events which raise money for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in wintertime.
Rizvi Traverse Management LLC was established by him, as was the RT RLD Co-Invest II LLC under his direction, as well as being chairman for AG Holdings Plc. Additionally, he made equity investments in Summit Entertainment and Twitter; additionally helping Hugh Hefner take Playboy back private after its initial public offering.
He serves on the board of RealD Inc and owns Peacock Ridge Farm with his family – home of 2012 Olympic dressage gold medalist Ashley Holzer and sponsor of Adequan Global Dressage Festival.
Suhail Rizvi, co-founder of Rizvi Traverse Management LLC, has invested in various online and traditional businesses, such as Twitter and Square. Furthermore, his investments extend into entertainment and telecom.
He graduated from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and currently sits on its Executive Board. Known for making large purchases that quickly turn a profit, he often buys and resells goods quickly for profit.
Rizvi recently made her latest purchase: Grand Prix horse Unlimited from Belgium’s Madeleine Witte-Vrees’ dealing yard; together they had great success winning the 2014 Dutch A-Team championship.