The annual Galway Downs fundraising clinic is set for its 26th year – Jan. 19-26, 2024 and sign-ups are open now! Olympic eventers Ian Stark and Jock Paget are the featured clinicians. Land Rover Kentucky...» Read More!
Welcome to The Debrief, where we’ll recap the experience of a rider following a big result or an otherwise memorable competition. Today, we’re catching up with Area V’s Scarlett Peinado, who journeyed all the way...» Read More!
We’ve got a brand new edition of Who Jumped It Best? coming your way from the Young Rider Championships, presented by USEA, held at Galway Downs at the start of November. This series of photos...» Read More!
Regional stars took center stage Sunday, Nov. 5, with all the razzle dazzle afforded to Saturday night’s contenders in the 2023 USEF CCI4*-L and CCI2*-L Eventing Championships, the Adequan CCI3*-L and the USEF Eventing Young...» Read More!
An exciting weekend at Southern California’s Galway Downs International came to its conclusion on Saturday with new national champions emerging in the CCI4*-L and CCI2*-L levels along with the USEF Eventing Young Rider Championships presented...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Galway Downs (@galwaydownsequestrian) Liz Halliday-Sharp was certainly “keeping it Cooley” at Galway Downs this weekend, and what a whiplash-whirlwind weekend it was. Thanks to owners Ocala...» Read More!
It was a day full of dressage tests for the USEF Eventing Championships taking place at Galway Downs. Liz Halliday and Cooley Nutcracker took the early lead in the USEF CCI4*-L Eventing National Championship, while...» Read More!
We aren’t quite done yet! Two major events remain on the U.S. calendar before we get an ever-so-brief break from competition. They’re two exciting ones, too, and located in some of the more enviable locations...» Read More!
One visit to Galway Downs is all it took to have Dallas, Texas-based professional Rebecca Brown chomping at the bit to return. After finishing 4th in the CCI4*-L with Dassett Choice and being part of...» Read More!
Exciting news for all you West coasters — and honorary West coasters heading out for Galway Downs’ Fall International (November 1-5) in Temecula, CA: the prize pool across FEI and Challenge divisions has hit its...» Read More!
Welcome to a new column brought to you by the team at Galway Downs in Temecula, CA! As we gear up for a full slate of fun at the Galway Eventing Championships (November 1-5), which...» Read More!
As four eventing championships come to Galway Downs Nov. 1-5, the Robert Kellerhouse-led organizing team is preparing to blow up already high expectations about what’s possible in the West. The day after California-based Tamie Smith...» Read More!
Clayton Fredericks’ April Fools Day international cross-country track left no place for foolin’ around Saturday in the final phase of the Galway Downs International’s CCI divisions. Tamie Smith retained her two spots atop the leaderboard — with...» Read More!
Sunshine was Friday’s first star after Thursday’s long afternoon of heavy rain. And Tamie Smith ended the day in her same starring role with the 1, 2 and 3 spots in the CCI4*-S after show...» Read More!
“World class.” That’s what Galway Downs Spring International dressage judges Helen Brettell and Robyn Fisher said — in unison — of the two rides that put Tamie Smith in the one and two spots in...» Read More!
The hub of West Coast equestrian activity spins full tilt as international competition segues from dressage to three-day eventing with the Galway Downs International Horse Trials. The action runs Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April...» Read More!
It’s that wonderful time of year for us eventing nerds: events happening each weekend and that tangible feeling of “something’s coming…” heavy in the air. It’s very nearly 5* season — in fact, the southern...» Read More!
It’s time to mark your calendars for the annual Galway Downs Fundraising Clinic and schooling weekend, held each year at the popular Temecula, CA venue to boost revenues for facility improvements and other facets of...» Read More!
Nov. 6, 2022: Temecula, California. The international divisions concluded yesterday but the exciting vibe lingered as up-and-coming horses and riders navigated Galway Downs’ unique Challenge Divisions. From the new Preliminary-Modified edition to the Beginner-Beginner Novice,...» Read More!
The difficulty level and influence of cross-country suited James Alliston and his international horses perfectly this week. James rode Paper Jam to top the Re/MAX 4*-L and Karma to win the CCI3*-L, where he was...» Read More!
Cross-country shook up the standings in the Re/MAX CCI4*-L with James Alliston and Paper Jam emerging atop the leaderboard. James continues a super year with only time faults on Clayton Fredericks’ demanding track. “Paper Jam...» Read More!
World Championship team silver medalist Tamie Smith is getting a lot of well-deserved attention since returning to her California home turf. But it was her daughter, young professional Kaylawna Smith-Cook, who took the Re/MAX CCI4*-L...» Read More!
The European season might have wrapped up, but on the West Coast, eventing is still alive and kicking — and this week takes us straight to sunny California, where Galway Downs International got underway with...» Read More!