US Equestrian has announced the horse-and-athlete combinations selected to compete at the 2020 Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge – West Coast held at Galway Downs in Temecula, California, from October 29-November 1. The format of the Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge provides an opportunity for eventing athletes to gain valuable team competition experience in an unofficial team scenario on home soil at the CCI3* and CCI4* levels.
The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has awarded the Jacqueline B. Mars National Competition & Training Grant to Liz Halliday-Sharp, and her mount, Cooley Quicksilver (Womanizer x Kylemore Crystal), a 9-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by The Monster Partnership.
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The Galway Downs International Event took place at Galway Downs in sunny Temecula, California this past weekend. In addition to Novice through Intermediate horse trials, Galway also hosted CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, and CCI4*-L international divisions and a Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three-Day division. The USEA was on site providing coverage of the international and Training Three-Day divisions and you can see what we saw by taking a look through the lens.
Tamra Smith and En Vogue had a rail in hand going into today’s show jumping finale in the Galway Downs International CCI4*-L, so when the rail at fence three dropped they were still safe. However, when a second rail tipped in the triple combination, Sara Mittleider and La Paz moved up to the top spot, taking home the win on their dressage score of 33.3.
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.
Under the setting sun in the Grand Prix arena at Galway Downs, in front of the crowd gathered in the VIP tent, the 17 horses and riders competing in the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three-Day show jumped to see who would take home the blue ribbon.
Riders in the CCI4*-L, CCI3*-L, and CCI2*-L took their turn on the cross-country courses today at the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California. Jay Hambly designed the courses for the CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L while Burt Wood designed the course for the CCI2*-L.
The 17 horses entered in the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three-Day at the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California passed the final horse inspection that took place this morning.
The second phase of competition for the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Training Three-Day took place this afternoon at the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California. Seventeen riders set forth to complete the roads and tracks, steeplechase, and cross-country portions of endurance day.
It was a good day for Tamra Smith at the Galway Downs International Event in Temecula, California, as she leads both the CCI3*-L and CCI4*-L divisions.