Articles: Press Release
Galway 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**.
With 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.
Results, scores, and brief summaries of each day’s competition will
be posted on the Galway Downs website throughout the competition
Spectators 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.
For more information and decorations, go to
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.