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Galway Downs International Horse Trails

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 9:00 PM

Get Ready For The Galway Downs International Horse Trials

Temecula, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013- The Galway Downs International Horse Trials will welcome top-level riders and horses from the United States, Canada and other countries on March 28-31 at the Galway Downs Equestrian Center. Riders will be competing in three international divisions-the CIC3*, the CIC2* and the CIC1*.

Media representatives must contact the Press Officers (above) for passes prior to March 25.

Each of the more than 60 horses expected to start will perform in dressage on Friday morning and then negotiate the demanding show jumping course in the late afternoon. Then, on Saturday afternoon, they'll gallop over the more than 30 jumps on the cross-country course designed by Ian Stark of Great Britain, the Galway Downs course designed since 2007.

Equine Insurance of California, and the USEA Gold Cup are the Presenting Sponsors of the Galway Downs International Horse Trials.

The Gold Medal Sponsors are: Professional's Choice, The California Horsetrader, Equine Comfort Products, MD Barnmaster and Sunsprite Warmbloods.

The Silver Medal Sponsors are: Charles Owen, Embassy Suites-Temecula, Holiday Inn Express, Majyk Equipe and Temecula Creek Inn.

The Bronze Medal Sponsors are: American Medical Response, American Horse Trials Foundation, Auburn Laboratories, Big Horse Feeds, Cavalor, CWD, Geranium Street Equestrian, Point Two Air Jackets, Riding's Publications Inc ., Ride On Video, SmartPak, Triple Crown Nutrition and Voltaire Design.

General admission for the Galway Downs International Horse Trials is only $10 per day in advance, $12 at the gate, with children under 12 free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Patron's passes-which include seating in the ringside tent, lunch and a full selection of beverages-are also available for $55 per day or $150 for the weekend in advance. For advance reservations, go to

For more information: Galway Downs International Horse Trials, visit or call 951-303-0405. To learn more about eventing, visit the U.S. Eventing Association's website (

For More Information:
Contact Press Officers John Strassburger & Heather Bailey