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Reserve Now for the Galway Farm Equitation Classic

Diane Carney will teach riders the importance of the course walk as part of the equitation weekend at Galway Farm. Photo Chicago Equestrian.


August 18-20th - Save the Date

Long Grove, IL, July 17, 2017– Galway Farm and trainers Lorrie Canady and Molly McAdow announce the Galway Farm Equitation Classic, August 18-20, 2017. The special event was created with the equitation finals at every level in mind and includes a two- day clinic with Diane Carney, the 2016 ASPCA Maclay Finals Judge, along with a show day to apply the skills in a medal format class judged by Carney. The event was a hit last year with participants raving about the helpful feedback they received from a judge in a horse show environment.
Friday begins with learning the details of the course walk and flat work. Saturday features the jumping clinic day with Carney, offering three groups of riders at heights of 2’6”, 3’ and 3’6”.
Sunday is a real show day with riders in each height participating in the medal format of jumping, flat work and a work-off. Carney will then review her judge’s cards with the riders to summarize their clinic experience.
Ribbons, medals, and special awards for Best Turned Out, High Score Flat Rider, Sportsmanship Award and more, will be awarded to riders. Raffle prizes have been donated for the weekend so auditors can get in on the fun as well.
The event showcases the venue available at Galway Farm for events, weddings, clinics, dinners and more. Fantastic food, shopping on vendor row and hospitality make the weekend even more fun.

“We had a great time with this event last year” said Canady (pictured right). “This will be a fun and educational weekend for riders, spectators and auditors. We’re looking forward to having the event at our farm again and really enjoying the weekend in addition to preparing for finals.”

Whether you are heading to the Illinois Hunter Jumper Assoc. Medal Finals, a USHJA Zone final or the indoor finals, you won't want to miss this opportunity to prepare. 

Sponsor opportunities are available:

Gold Sponsor            Silver Sponsor          
$2500                          $1500                          
Dinner and                   Class Title
Class Title  

Bronze                       Blue Ribbon
$500                           $250                 
or snacks

Product Sponsors Welcome 
products for gift bags and special awards

Classic Prices
$725 for clinic and show - includes one auditor
$150 for weekend stall
$50/day or $125 for weekend to audit

The 2016 Galway Equitation Classic participants. Photo Chicago Equestrian

Please Contact Jessica Love for entries and stall reservations
630-962-6856 or
Contact Brenda Mueller for sponsorships - 262-391-6630 or

Galway Farm
Galway Farm, 1650 Bernay Lane is conveniently located 20 miles 
northwest of O'Hare Airport and 6 miles 
north of Arlington Park racetrack. The farm is a full service hunter/jumper training and showing facility providing full training, boarding with turnout
and more.
Lorrie Canady, trainer/owner, had a vision to start and operate an equestrian facility that could cater to the serious show rider but also be a place to help beginning riders get started in the sport. Galway Farm is a friendly, family oriented facility that is a fun and safe environment for all.
Canady has participated in major competitions throughout North America including Wellington, Florida; Ocala, Florida; Lake Placid, New York and Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Canada.

For more information on Galway Farm please visit or "Like" them on Facebook.

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