Galway Farm Equitation Classic
August 26-28, 2016
Two Clinic Days and One Show Day
Galway Farm will host the Galway Equitation Classic, which includes a show day of equitation classes to get riders ready for all types of finals.
Long Grove, IL – August 22, 2016 – Auditors are welcome at the Galway Farm Equitation Classic, August 26-28, 2016, featuring a three day educational opportunity with Diane Carney, USEF R licensed official. With the local, regional and children's medal finals right around the corner, riders, professionals and auditors can head to Galway Farm in Long Grove, Illinois, to take advantage of this opportunity to prepare for finals at all levels.
The event features a discussion on the course walk and a flat work session on Friday. The over fences portion of the clinic is on Saturday, with fence heights at 2’6”, 3’ and 3’6”. Sunday features a practical application of the skills learned in a horse show for riders to dress, braid and experience the classes with review and discussion of their performance from Carney. Riders will compete for awards in the 3’6” Galway Equitation Classic, the EQUO 3’ Equitation Classic and the North Shore Catering 2’6” Equitation Classic.
“This is a valuable opportunity for learning and preparing for any medal finals,” said Galway Farm owner Lorrie Canady. (inset right) "I'm happy to provide this opportunity for riders to brush up on their skills before regionals and finals. I'm glad so many riders of all levels are taking advantage of the opportunity.”
Gracious sponsors are on board to provide amazing prizes and fantastic food catered by North Shore Catering throughout the weekend. Special awards will be offered for the Best Turned Out sponsored by CWD, Leading Flat Rider sponsored by Jenna Wedemeyer Designs, Highest Scoring Rider of the day sponsored by Marketing 4 Equestrians, Sportsmanship award sponsored by the Canfield family and a Leading Trainer Award.
Hospitality is overflowing as Friday evening features an Italian dinner sponsored by Cur-OST Supplements along with a short press presentation. Saturday includes breakfast sponsored by Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) and Peggy McEnroe, and lunch sponsored by Prairie Equine and Blue Ribbon Blankets. Mexican is the theme for dinner sponsored by North Shore Catering.
Sunday’s horse show day includes a light breakfast sponsored by Judgement Farm and a fantastic champagne brunch sponsored by EQUO-US and Mark Domitrovich, Pioneer Tavern Group.
A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to the USHJA Foundation's Horseman's Assistance Fund. Come to shop at the vendors and to watch and learn. Auditors are welcome for $50/day or $125 for the weekend, the fee includes food! There is a discount for groups of six or more if you pre-register at Brenda@M4EQ.com.
For more information contact Lorrie Canady at Galwayltd@aol.com or 847-309-8980.
The schedule for the weekend includes;
Friday, August 26th
1:00pm – First Flat Group
Snacks sponsored by CWD
2:30pm – Second Flat Group
4:00 – Group course walk
5:00 – Italian Dinner sponsored by Cur-OST Supplements
Guest speaker from Cur-OST Supplements
Saturday, August 27th
9:00am – 2’6” Jumping Group
Breakfast sponsored by Taylor Harris Insurance/Peg McEnroe
11:00am – 3’ Jumping Group
1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by Blue Ribbon Blankets and Prairie Equine
1:30pm – 3’6” Jumping Group
4:00pm – Riders Meeting
Mexican Dinner sponsored by North Shore Catering
Sunday, August 28th
8:00am – 3’6” Galway Farm Equitation Classic
Breakfast sponsored by Judgment Farm
11:00am – 3’ EQUO Equitation Classic
Brunch sponsored by EQUO
2:00pm – 2’6” North Shore Catering Equitation Classic
4:30pm – Presentation of special awards
Best Turned Out sponsored by CWD
High Scoring Flat Rider sponsored by
Jenna Wedemeyer Designs
Highest Scoring Rider of the Day sponsored by
Leading Trainer Award sponsored by Rebecca Ray
Sportsmanship Award sponsored by the Canfield Family
Gift bag sponsors:
Saddle pads sponsored by Saddler’s Row
Centerpieces - Nina Donnelly
1650 Bernay Lane
Long Grove, IL 60047