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Galway Farm Equitation Classic Special Events

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Sports Nutrition Speaker from Ride Train Elite

The 2016 Galway Equitation Classic group enjoyed a weekend of food, fun and education.


Long Grove, IL – August 17, 2017 – Galway Farm welcomes auditors to the Galway Farm Equitation Classic August 18-20, 2017 at Galway Farm in Long Grove, Illinois. The audit fee of $50 includes food and access to all the events. There is a discount for groups with a reservation.

Galway Farm welcomes Annalise Simsek from Ride Train Elite, who will educate the group on sports nutrition on Saturday afternoon.  Title sponsor EQUO-US hosts our Mexican Night on Friday and a delicious champagne brunch by North Shore Catering on Sunday. See the schedule below for approximate times and events. 

Friday, August 18th 
11:00am – Course Set and Walk
  1:00pm – 1st Flat Group                                             
  3:00pm – 2nd Flat Group                                                  
  5:00pm –  Dinner sponsored by EQUO
Saturday, August 19th 
            Coffee sponsored by Taylor Harris Insurance/Peg McEnroe
  9:00am – Course set and walk
10:00am – Group 1
12:00pm – Lunch sponsored by Lisa Campbell 
12:30pm – Group 2                                     
  2:30pm – Course set and Walk for Sunday 
  4:00pm - Riders Meeting and Draw – Speaker
               Annalise Simsek of Ride Train Elite – Sports Nutrition

                        Snacks sponsored by Galway Farm
Sunday, August 20th – 
             Coffee sponsored by Northern Illinois University
   9:00am – 3’3” - 3’6” EQUO Equitation Classic                   
10:00am - Brunch – sponsored by EQUO                                            
11:00am –  3’ Galway Farm Equitation Classic
                      2’6”  Galway Farm Equitation Classic
  Presentation of special awards & Group photo
  Best Turned Out  - sponsored by Amaferm
  High Scoring Flat Rider – Rebecca Gallagher/View Halloo
  Highest Scoring Rider of the Day – Jenna Wedemeyer
  Leading Trainer – Rodan & Fields – Lexi Bowen
  Sportsmanship Award – RJ Classics/Equitouch Massage

The clinic offers three fence heights, 2’6”, 3’ and 3’6”.  Friday and Saturday feature a clinic with Diane Carney and Sunday is the finals format horse show event. 

Auditors are welcome for $50/day and includes food. Groups of 6 or more can make a reservation for a discounted rate of $35/person. Contact Brenda Mueller for sponsor and vendor opportunities and auditing reservations.

Galway Farm
1650 Bernay Lane
Long Grove, IL 60047