We launched our latest Caption That! contest this week, and we got some downright hilarious responses for the photo sent in by Shanon Baker. The winner will take home a top-notch Tredstep Ireland Futura Sport...» Read More!
Walk the CCI3* cross country course with designer Ian Stark and Frankie Thieriot as they highlight the changes and challenges in this year’s track, as well as talk about some of the CCI2* and CCI*...» Read More!
After dedicating much of their lives to running the Virginia Horse Trials, Brian and Penny Ross have announced this year will be their last, with New Zealand FEI Technical Delegate Andy Bowles slated to take their...» Read More!
What is it that makes eventing on the West Coast so special? Is it the people? The weather? The wine? Perhaps some perfectly balanced combination of all three? There’s just something different about the sport...» Read More!
Happy Halloween everybody! While we’ve got two incredibly exciting events happening at both ends of the coast today, I must admit that I was a teensy bit disappointed that nobody went ahead and wore a...» Read More!
The top of the leaderboard remained virtually unchanged in today’s finale of the USEA Young Event Horse West Coast Championships, with Amber Levine and Otter Pop clinching the win in the 4-year-old division on 83.2...» Read More!
As promised, here are your five finalists for Dubarry Best Dressed from this afternoon’s first horse inspection at Galway Downs! To vote, “like” the photo you think should win over on Galway’s Facebook page. There’s...» Read More!
This weekend we have two sets of three day events happening simultaneously: Galway Downs CCI*, CCI2* and CCI3* on the west coast, and the famed Virginia CCI* on the east coast. Both are known for...» Read More!
We’ve just wrapped up a three-hour horse inspection at Galway Downs on a beautiful, breezy, sunny afternoon in Temecula, Calif., with all 19 horse and rider combinations being accepted in the CCI3* division. In in...» Read More!
Hello from Galway Downs! It was a beautiful morning to walk Ian Stark’s CCI3* course, which is every bit as big and bold as you’d hope it would for the finale of our eventing season...» Read More!
The time has come for us to check our savings accounts and the number of empty stalls in our barns, figuring out if there’s a way to add a new horse to the herd. We’ve...» Read More!
‘Tis the season to blanket your horses, and our good friends at SmartPak understand the hilarious and frustrating moments that go hand in hand with lost, shredded and dirty blankets. They released a special episode of “Stuff...» Read More!
The eventing community continues to buzz with potential solutions after Team USA produced a less than stellar result at this year’s World Equestrian Games: Do we need more Thoroughbred blood? A better training program for young riders?...» Read More!
Two incredibly awesome things are happening this weekend: Galway Downs….and Halloween! I’m sure there’s also some other stuff that’s pretty great this weekend (cheering on my pals in the VA CCI*!!) but for me, those...» Read More!
The competition is heating up at Galway Downs, with the 4- and 5-year-old Young Event Horse West Coast Championships kicking off this afternoon in Temecula, Calif. The fabulous judging panel of William Micklem, Bea di Grazia...» Read More!
Californiaaaaaaa! Is anyone else singing along? The action kicked off today at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event, with the USEA Future Event Horse West Coast Championships held early this afternoon. Dragonfire Farm dominated the...» Read More!
As you’re preparing for your winter eventing lull, here’s a reason to look forward to spring: Rolex tickets will go on sale this Friday, October 31 at 9 a.m. EST. Just in time for your...» Read More!
The USEF has made an announcement today that the use of helmet cams has been prohibited at all USEF licensed and/or endorsed competitions. This ban is pending the completion of an independent expert report examining...» Read More!
Galway Downs is entertaining a pretty healthy field of nineteen this year, the biggest field this division has seen since 2011, when there was an extremely strong field of 36. There’s a good mix of...» Read More!
This past weekend was one filled with work here around the farm. With winter on the way, the goal is to get several projects finished up before the cold and mud take over. Painting the...» Read More!
We posted a promotional video that Ride On Video put together a few weeks ago in anticipation of Galway Downs. If you live in a non-saturated area of eventers, it’s always fun to see how...» Read More!
We published a look at some of the dilemmas facing the American Eventing Championships earlier this month, and now Mary Hirsch returns with a detailed analysis of how holding the AECs at the Texas Rose Horse...» Read More!
It’s go time at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event in Temecula, Calif., with the Future and Young Event Horse West Coast Championships kicking off today and the other competitors getting settled in for what’s sure...» Read More!