Downs CCI* and CCI** National Championships
Some of the best horses and riders in the United States and Canada
will be converging on Temecula, California for the Galway Downs
Three Day Event, November 1 - 3. Galway Downs is becoming a national
player on the Three Day Eventing scene. Event Organizer Robert
Kellerhouse is committed to producing high quality events. "We
have the only CCI** and CCI* on the West Coast, and we are trying
to create a place for all levels of eventing riders."
Both Jaguar and the Riverside Press Enterprise are title sponsors
of this years event. Both the CCI** and the CCI* are USA Equestrian
National Championship events. In addition, young riders in the
CCI** are competing for the Fritz Cup presented to the National
Young Rider Champion. A Junior Olympic title will be awarded to
the highest placed junior in the CCI**.
fifty plus entries in the CCI* and almost forty in the CCI** spectators
are assured keen competition. Over the course of the event, $12,000
in prize money will be awarded. In addition to horses and riders
from throughout the western United States, a handful of riders
are making the trek from various Canadian provinces, thus creating
an international flair.
scores, and brief summaries of each day's competition will be
posted on the Galway Downs website throughout the competition
are encouraged to visit Galway Downs and enjoy national-level
eventing combined with delights of the Temecula area. There will
be wine tasting from local vineyards, a canine flyball demonstration,
and an art show highlighting regional artists.
more information and decorations, go to www.galwaydowns.com or
call (909) 676-4545. Tickets can be purchased for $10 and you
can download a $5 coupon from the Galway Downs website. Children
12 and under are free. All ticket proceeds benefit local charities.