Thanks to Athletux, we have several exciting guest bloggers lined up to bring all the action from Galway Downs. Bill Olson has been a regular West Coast contributor, sending photos and updates to Eventing Nation from Twin Rivers, Copper Meadows, Woodside, and more. We’re pleased to have Bill on “official” duty this weekend at Galway, where he’ll be competing at Training level. Thanks to Bill for writing, and thank you for reading. Go Galway!
Hello from Galway Downs! It’s a beautiful day in Southern California with temperatures in the 80’s today. Our home base is Kingsway Farm, which is literally across the street from Galway. I know, we’re a little spoiled…! It was a perfect day to take my 5-year-old Oldenburg gelding, Leo (who will be competing in his first training division this weekend), out for a hack around the grounds.
The East Coast horses arrived yesterday and everyone else will begin to arrive over the next two days. Robert Kellerhouse and his crew are busy working the cross-country footing, flagging fences, and getting everything ready for what I’m sure will be another outstanding event!
I’m excited to share with you all the fun we’ll be having here this weekend…from the live bands, to the beer gardens overlooking the cross country course, the trade fair and of course the parties!
Ride on and go eventing!