West coast eventers who’ve been starving for competition opportunities: Galway Downs has you covered! After some back and forth regarding new dates for their vacated spring events due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kellerhouse Eventing has...» Read More!
Galway Downs has been a main staple on any West Coast eventer’s calendar for decades. The Temecula, California venue hosts events ranging from Starter through the CCI4*-L...» Read More!
Tamie Smith put the United States Equestrian Team pinque coat on in hopes of scoring a third Galway Downs International victory, this one in the CCI4*-L. But after two rails with owner Ruth Bley’s fast-rising...» Read More!
Whitney Tucker Billeter and Bill’s Midnight Magic had top professionals and rising equine stars hot on their heels throughout the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three Day, a marquee event of the Galway Downs International....» Read More!
Galway Downs International Event Live Stream 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...» Read More!
Whitney Tucker Billeter and Bill’s Midnight Magic held their lead in the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three Day today at the Galway Downs International. It was the 15-year-old Hanoverian’s first Training Three Day and...» Read More!
I may be a sentimental sap, but the dressage photos that I love most aren’t the ones of toe-flinging extended trots across the diagonal, or dramatic uphill canters, or even the perfect flying change. They’re...» Read More!
Given the wildfires burning elsewhere in California, the Halloween start of the Galway Downs International was nowhere near as scary as it could have been. Winds that were lesser than expected throughout the day picked...» Read More!
Galway Downs Promo November 2019 The Galway Downs International Event starts on Halloween Thursday and ends on time-change Sunday, so there’s likely even more excitement than usual to be had this weekend. Three hundred horse/rider...» Read More!
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!