All horses passed the first inspection today at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event on a beautiful afternoon in Temecula, California. With the 2016 Olympic Games behind us, the CCI3* field boasts fewer entries than...» Read More!
Watching horses perform in realtime, everything happens so fast that it’s hard to comprehend the countless turning cogs that ultimately produce a successful jump — or even just something as simple as a smooth transition...» Read More!
Girl power ruled this weekend at Galway Downs and the end of the weekend crowns Barb Crabo (CIC3*), Frankie Thieriot-Stutes (CIC2*) and Jennifer Wooten-Macouzet (CIC1*) winners in the FEI divisions. Barb Crabo and her veteran...» Read More!
Galway Downs Eventing Live April 2016 The FEI and various other organizations have been trying to think of ways to promote eventing so that it is more accessible to the general public. While we talk of...» Read More!
When someone tells you that you can’t have it all, point them in the direction of eventers. This weekend marks Frankie Thieriot Stutes’ return to FEI competition with the Chatwin Group’s Chatwin since having her...» Read More!
The national day of funny pranks marked the opening of the spring event at Galway Downs, featuring more than 500 horses in multiple divisions. With many of the entries in the FEI divisions looking for...» Read More!
The third annual Trifecta Event at Galway Downs was held this weekend to knock the rust off for the upcoming season. Eventers of all levels ventured out to learn from Ian Stark and Boyd Martin....» Read More!
Lady Photographic has posted more footage from the cross country course at Galway Downs earlier this month, and it’s more must-see footage from the CCI1* from the unique perspective of a cleverly placed GoPro. There...» Read More!
We received this adorable and inspirational video from Beth Obermeyer, whose daughter Anneke and her horse Wodie rode in the Junior Training division at Galway Downs this past weekend. Beth provided some background information for...» Read More!
Vanessa Hughes of Lady Photographic set some of her GoPro cameras out around the cross country at Galway Downs this weekend and got some really cool angles of the action. There’s so much you can...» Read More!
Phillip Dutton said in yesterday’s press conference that he was confident in Tom Tierney and Annie Jones’ Fernhill Fugitive’s abilities this weekend, and that confidence didn’t waver as the two jumped a double clear round...» Read More!
Tamie Smith is having herself a heck of a weekend — a year, at that — and she closed out her day in the CCI2* at Galway Downs with a handy victory aboard The Chatwin...» Read More!
It was exceedingly tight at the top of the CCI1* here at Galway Downs, with single rails on Marc Donovan’s course dropping riders several places and the win coming down to one unfortunate rail down...» Read More!
Ride On Video Live Event Streaming Thanks to the hard work of the organizers as well as Ride On Video here at Galway Downs, we will have a live stream for your viewing pleasure this...» Read More!
It was a pleasantly uneventful morning at the final horse inspection at Galway Downs. The FEI divisions all trotted up for the Ground Jury this morning and most all of the presented horses were accepted...» Read More!
As we reported yesterday, it was a dramatic day at Galway Downs with plenty of challenges to be answered on all FEI cross country courses. Thanks to Ride On Video, we now have highlights from...» Read More!
We’ve finally got the first Galway Downs edition of Who Jumped It Best? ready to go! I headed out to catch some of the CCI1* cross country yesterday afternoon, and this was also a tough...» Read More!
We’ve been talking all week about how this CCI3* at Galway Downs will be anything but a dressage competition — and that was proven right in spades today as it turned out to be a...» Read More!
What a beautiful day it is for some cross country here at Galway Downs! We’ve just wrapped up the cross-country from the CCI2*, and we did have a few problems crop up here and there,...» Read More!
Ian Stark has been hard at work designing this year’s tracks at Galway Downs, and he’s designed some serious questions on the CCI3* course that will test both horse and rider. Many pairs here are...» Read More!
Marilyn Little and RF Demeter laid down a very impressive dressage test this afternoon, scoring a 40.5 for their second best at this level to win the CCI3* at Galway Downs. This pair is known...» Read More!
As the penultimate rider of the division, the pressure was on Tamie Smith to see if anyone would challenge Marilyn Little’s early lead. As per usual, though, Tamie and The Chatwin Group’s Chatwin danced their...» Read More!
What do we love about the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event this fall? Let me count the ways … 1. Breeding of all orcas has been banned in California, but Galway Downs’ Shamu has been...» Read More!