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Galway Farm Equitation Classic Welcomes Title Sponsors

Galway Farm will host the Galway Equitation Classic which includes a weekend of food, fun and education.

Galway Farm Equitation Classic

August 26-28, 2016




Maclay Finals Judge Diane Carney to Give Clinic


Long Grove, IL – August 1, 2016 – Galway Farm welcomes title sponsors North Shore Catering, EQUO-US and Cur-OST Supplements to their fantastic lineup of sponsors for the Galway Farm Equitation Classic, August 26-28, 2016. The weekend features a two-day clinic and a Maclay format show day with one of the 2016 ASPCA Maclay Finals judges, Diane Carney. The event will focus on preparing riders for the season of medal finals at every level.

“We are grateful to have these sponsors on board,” said Galway Farm owner Lorrie Canady. “They bring a level of prestige to our special event, allowing us to create an exceptional weekend for both riders and auditors.”

In addition to the education Carney will provide riders and auditors throughout the weekend, North Shore Catering will prepare delicious meals that will be included for riders and auditors during the event. North ShoreCatering is a full service catering and event planning company located on the North Shore. Their culinary team will customize a menu tailored to your needs: corporate events, weddings, mitzvah's, special gatherings and more! They deliver delicious ideas for any occasion with planners to guide you through the coordination process - from menu selection to customized details. They will not only meet your expectations, but exceed them. Galway Farm is one of their new venues for equestrian and country themed events.  For more information, visit their website at


We are really looking forward to this unique event,” said North Shore Catering’s owner Lisa Frey. “Galway Farm is a beautiful and fun venue for events and we are especially pleased to be a part of this special weekend and showcase our services to the equestrian community.”
Galway Farm also welcomes EQUO equestrian fashion designs. EQUO is focused on bringing equestrians all over the world the best apparel possible both in the ring and in every day life. With EQUO's EQtek grip, athletes will feel secure in the saddle while maintaining a stylish look wherever their day takes them.

"We at EQUO are committed to promoting the sport as well as our local community. Working with Lorrie (Canady) to sponsor this event is in the spirit of both of those commitments," remarked Anna Dulin, founder of EQUO. 

A pioneer in versatile equestrian apparel, the premium quality line brings the future of style, innovation and performance to equestrian sports. Whether you’re performing an equitation test or you’re performing karaoke with your friends, EQUO apparel exudes style all while optimizing utility. For more information on EQUO’s proprietary design and technology, visit their website at 

Dr. Thomas Schell, (DVM, DABVP, CVCH), and Cur-OST natural supplements have also joined the Galway Farm sponsor list. Cur-OST and Nouvelle Research, Inc. have developed a line of natural supplements that promote health by reducing daily aches and pain, supporting a healthy immune response and promoting a healthy inflammatory response with key nutrients. Cur-OST® is not just a dietary supplement, but a lifestyle and Galway Farm is proud to be a distributor for these products. More information on their specific products will be available during the event. Visit the Galway Farm website at for details.

A special thank you to all of our sponsors for helping us with this fantastic event!

About the Event
The clinic offers three fence heights, 2’6”, 3’ and 3’6”. Friday afternoon includes a flat work session and a course walk. Saturday is a jumping session and Sunday is the feature Maclay format horse show event. A few riding spots are still available – contact Lorrie Canady for a stall reservation  Entry blanks are available at
Auditors are welcome for $50/day or $125 for all three days. 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