Posts tagged as: Galway Downs

Alliston’s Way at Galway

James Alliston and Tivoli on the cross country course.

James Alliston is his own toughest competition. The Castro Valley, CA-based rider finished first, second and sixth at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event CCI 3* that took place  Nov. 1-4 in Temecula. In fact, the 27-year-old Alliston has become something of a legend at Galway, which has offered a CCI3* for the past three […]

Billys, Flettner Fly at Galway

Lauren Billys and Ballingowan Ginger jump cross country at Galway Downs.

With a fast cross-country round, Lauren Billys of Visalia, CA, grabbed the lead in the CCI2* on Ballingowan Ginger and held on in the show jumping, despite lowering one rail (54.8). Her score was enough to better Zachary Brandt on Cavallino Cocktail (57.5) and Bea di Grazia on Lad’s Night Out (60.5). Byllis won $2,000 […]

Action Heats Up at Galway Downs

Jolie Wentworth rides her magnificent gray horse, Killian O'Connor, over a log on the cross country course at Galway Downs.

Great weather and prime courses once again made the Galway Downs Winter Horse Trials in Temecula the ideal way for event riders to get in the groove for busy spring and summer seasons. “As usual, it’s the best way to start off the year,” Gina Economu of L.A.’s Pepperwood Farms said of the Feb. 4-5 […]

Robert Kellerhouse Talks Turf

Robert Kellerhouse walks with rider Buck Davidson (astride horse).

Robert Kellerhouse founded Galway Downs in 1998, when he relocated his Del Mar Eventing horse show business to the 240-acre complex in Temecula. Following the success of his second CCI 3* show, The Equestrian News editor in chief Paula Parisi asked him to share his perspective on the sport. The Equestrian News: The rain that […]

Alliston 3* Winner at Galway

James Allison on the victory lap with his horse after winning the 3*.

TEMECULA, Calif. – Although the rains returned at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event today, they couldn’t stop the juggernaut that was British rider James Alliston. He started the day by winning the CCI1* aboard Mojo, then he placed second in the CCI2* with Tivoli. And then he finished his day with a victory in […]

Alliston’s Jumbo lead at Galway

James Alliston and Jumbo's Jake leap over a giant log on the cross country field at the Galway Downs 3*.

  TEMECULA ― James Alliston of Great Britain and Jumbo’s Jake put on a masterful display of cross-country riding to move into the lead in the CCI3* at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event Saturday, with a score of 45.4. The 27-year-old Alliston, who lives in Castro Valley, Calif., finished faultlessly aboard India McEvoy’s 13-year-old […]

Davidson leads Galway 3*

Bruce Davidson and Ballynoe Castle RM compete in the dressage phase of a three-day event.

Bruce “Buck” Davidson and Ballynoe Castle RM, lead the CCI3* field after the dressage phase at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event, scoring 41.8. “’Reggie’ was fantastic,” said the Ocala, FL-based Davidson of his mount, owned by Carl and Cassie Segal. “He just keeps showing up. I just couldn’t be happier with him—he just steps […]

McManamy, Levine grab early Galway lead

Maxance McManamy rides the dressage test on her flashy black-and-white pinto Trakehner, Project Runway.

The first day of competition at the Galway Downs International Three-Day Event in Temecula saw two riders tie for the lead in the dressage phase of the CCI2*. Maxance McManamy, on Project Runway, and Amber Levine, on Oz Poof Of Purchase, each rode to 47.8  in the dressage ring today, topping a field of 15 […]

Temecula’s Big Event

Karen Bristing and First Field

Eventing riders will be converging at Galway Downs Nov. 3-6 for the annual Galway Downs International 3-Day Event & H.T. presented by Land Rover. The week will feature 3-day events ranging from Novice to CCI 3*, with plenty between. The philosophical approach of Galway Downs founder Robert Kellerhouse, as he has expressed often and with […]

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