Any hope eventers had of keeping Galway Downs as their own Shangri-La got blown away this past year. New, elite competitions let the international dressage community and national hunter/jumper exhibitors in on the fact that...» Read More!
Galway Downs International took place last weekend, March 28-31, in Temecula, California, and press officer/all-round superwoman Kim Miller was out on course photographing the action. She kindly sent us these photos of Open Prelim pairs...» Read More!
Emilee Libby very much wanted to protect the Galway Downs International Horse Trials CCI4*-S lead in what would be her biggest win with Jakobi, and two major distractions didn’t stand in their way. First, Emilee...» Read More!
Show jumping day at Galway Downs International saw some leaderboard shuffles, including a new leader in the CCI4*-S division. Here’s a recap of the day’s action with gorgeous photos from Sherry Stewart. Emilee Libby and...» Read More!
Dressage is in session at Galway Downs International, with the CCI4*-S taking to the centerline yesterday followed by the CCI3*-S this morning. The two divisions will sync up for show jumping tomorrow with a cross...» Read More!
Galway Downs Live March 2019 The 2019 Galway Downs International is underway in Temecula, California, and thanks to our friends at Ride On Video we can all follow the action as it unfolds! Watch the...» Read More!
Galway Downs concluded its 2018 international equestrian competition schedule with a grand finale event this weekend. We catch up with James Alliston, Charlotte Babbitt and Bec Braitling, who emerged as CCI2*, CCI1* and Training Three-Day...» Read More!
Galway Downs is the final Area VI competition of the year, drawing in west coast riders for a world-class competition to close out the season across CCI2* and CCI* divisions. Madison Temkin piloted her own Dr...» Read More!
Jess Hargrave is all smiles after a division leading dressage test in the CCI2* with Regenmann, a horse who she once dismissed as, “too spooky to be a pure dressage horse.” The pair pulled off...» Read More!
Galway Downs International organizers have canceled the event’s upcoming CCI3* due to lack of entries. The event, to be held Nov. 1-4 in Temecula, California, will still host CC1*, CCI2* and horse trials divisions. “This...» Read More!
Sunsprite Syrius may have been a CIC3* first-timer this weekend, but he certainly didn’t look it as he confidently stormed around Galway Downs with Tamie Smith in the tack. Their quick round was the only double...» Read More!
It was an action-packed day in Temecula, California as the competition got underway for the Galway Downs International Horse Trials. Frankie Thieriot Stutes, Gina Miles and Harper Click were the big names of the day as they...» Read More!
Hello from sunny California! There wasn’t a cloud in the sky this afternoon at the sprawling Galway Downs Equestrian Center in Temecula, California, and after last weekend’s freeze-out at Carolina, this is quite nice! Eric...» Read More!
The traditional long format is alive and well through the USEA Classic Series. A long format event is a monumental undertaking for both the organizers and the competitors. They certainly take more time, land and manpower to...» Read More!
James Alliston and Happenstance. Photo by Shelby Allen. What a weekend it was for James Alliston at Galway Downs! He won the three-star aboard Mary McKee’s Happenstance — his third CCI3* win at this venue (2011 –...» Read More!
The CCI3* final horse inspection kept everyone on their toes this morning at Galway Downs. Of the seven cross country finishers, three were sent to the hold box: Helen Bouscaren & Ben, Ellen Doughty-Hume and...» Read More!
A quick and clear cross country run today at Galway Downs puts James Alliston on track for his best ever CCI3* finishing score. He and Mary McKee’s Happenstance remain on their dressage score (43.3) to keep hold...» Read More!
It was a big day for James Alliston at Galway Downs. Not only did he earn the lead in the CCI3* division, he also earned a career best dressage score at this level. Riding Mary Mckee’s...» Read More!
Welcome to Galway Downs, the final CCI3* not just in North America for 2017, but the final CCI3* in the entire Northern Hemisphere for the year. This year has an extra touch of excitement as...» Read More!
Cool breezes and cloud dotted skies greeted competitors this morning at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event. This group of horses were miraculously well behaved...» Read More!
Galway Downs announced today that they’ve brought Eric Winter on board as the new CCI3* cross country course designer beginning next month at their International Three-Day Event, Nov. 2-5. Galway will be Eric’s first course...» Read More!
Many thanks to Ellie Leonard, who was once again behind the camera this weekend at Galway Downs collecting snippets for her artistic recap videos. Check out the latest from behind the scenes in Southern California,...» Read More!
Cross country day at Galway Downs was Next Level (see what I did there?) as the upper levels tackled Ian Stark’s challenge to decide the winners of the FEI divisions. Frankie Thieriot Stutes successfully completed...» Read More!