The final day of the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California dawned cold and sunny for the final horse inspection of the CCI4*-L, CCI3*-L, and CCI2*-L.
In the CCI3*-L, 12 horses came forward to be evaluated by the ground jury of Jane Hamlin (USA), Robert Stevenson (USA), and Bea di Grazia (USA). Anna Stein's Zaboomafoo was held but passed upon reinspection. All others were passed on first presentation.
The final four competitors in the CCI4*-L presented to the ground jury of Jane Hamlin, Robert Stevenson, and Helen Brettell (GBR). All were passed upon first inspection.
Jane Hamlin, Robert Stevenson, and Helen Brettell also inspected the 36 horses remaining in the CCI2*-L. Both India McEvoy's Redbull and Kristi Harriage's Gleaming Road were sent to the hold box. Redbull withdrew from the hold and Gleaming Road was not passed upon reinspection.
Show jumping for the CCI3*-L will begin at 9:50 a.m., followed by the CCI4*-L at 11:00 a.m. and the CCI2*-L at 12:00 p.m.
It is the eventing programs like Lee Ann Zobbe’s program in Area VIII that help keep the sport alive. In addition to teaching students how to ride, Zobbe the manager and coach at Come Again Farm, also teaches her students how to volunteer. Whether her students are 11 years old or 70 years old, volunteering is an integral part of her program located in Sheridan, Indiana.
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