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I ride six days a week, so that totally justifies having one in each color, right?
One K Helmets is Eventing Nation’s new sponsor for Sunday Links and I am absurdly excited about this. A few weekends ago, I dropped in to Tack Warehouse up in Woodland, CA in the interest of trying on...
» Read More By on Mar 29, 2015 12:01 am
James Alliston and Tivoli make easy work of Ian Stark's course. Photo by Stephanie Nicora.
It’s a beautiful spring day here in southern California, the kind we wish we had in the summer! There’s a wonderful breeze this afternoon, bringing the break in the heat all the riders were hoping...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 7:20 pm
The FEI divisions at Galway Downs are in full swing, and our newest team member, Stephanie, is on the grounds covering the CIC2* and CIC3*. These divisions are preparing to tackle Ian Stark’s cross country...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 5:00 pm
Max Corcoran, one of last year's Event College presenters, educates the masses in a clinic. Photo courtesy of Mary Beth Herbert.
After a successful seminar at Rolex in 2014, the USEA announced that The Event College, an educational seminar presented by the USEA’s Professional Horseman’s Council, will be returning to Kentucky this year. The Event College...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 go double clear in the CIC3* show jumping. Photo by Stephanie Nicora
With such tight scores after dressage, Sarah Dubost’s course proved very influential in yesterday’s show jumping at Galway Downs. Six clear rounds shook up the leaderboard, as Matt Brown’s Super Socks BCF and Jennifer McFall’s...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 11:00 am
Ian Stark's course opens with some inviting gallop fences. Photo by Stephanie Nicora.
No stranger to Galway Downs, Ian Stark has redesigned the CIC3* course a bit for this weekend. Robert Kellerhouse and his crew have been watering and dragging all the tracks throughout the day, and were...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 9:00 am
The best thing about this sport is that there's an opportunity to learn something new every day, with every horse, with every horse person you associate with. 
Clayton Fredericks at Sweet Oaks Ranch. Photo from Jessica Kerschbaumer
It’s nice to see hard work pay off. All of the recent clinics and training sessions that our West Coast based riders have been tackling are really showing some impact in the scores at Galway...
» Read More By on Mar 28, 2015 12:01 am
Matt Brown and Super Socks BCF. Photo by Sally Spickard.
Welcome to the first West Coast International Event of 2015! While Galway Downs has always been an destination event, things are especially exciting this spring. As a final prep before Rolex for over half the...
» Read More By on Mar 27, 2015 5:30 pm
Phillip Dutton capped off a successful weekend at the Cloud 11 – Gavilan North LLC Carolina International with a CIC3* win aboard Jim and Kristie Norton’s I’m Sew Ready. He took a few moments to...
» Read More By on Mar 27, 2015 5:00 pm
Working students have all the ... fun? Photo by Meg Kep.
With the spring season reaching full swing, many eventers are beginning the search for working students once again. Working students are an essential part of any equine operation, involving themselves in the day to day...
» Read More By on Mar 27, 2015 3:00 pm