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Maryland 5* At Fair Hill Three-Day Event Preview

North America’s fall CCI5*-L Three-Day Event, the Maryland 5* at Fair Hill begins Wednesday, October 12 and runs through Sunday, October 16, with 26 horse and rider combos entered. The Maryland Event will also host a CCI3*-L which serves as the United States Equestrian Federation Fall 3* Championship. The 3* has 59 entered
The Young Event Horse 4 and 5-Year-Old Championships will also be held during the week at Fair Hill with 37 and 54 entries, respectively.

2021 Maryland 5* winner Boyd Martin and On Cue. Photo by Allen MacMillan



In addition to the eventing action, the Maryland 5* will host a Beer, Wine & Spirits Showcase powered by Grow & Fortify, on Saturday, October 15, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m., and a Maryland Fresh Food Fest on Sunday, October 16, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

An extensive food court and trade fair, tailgating on cross-country day and the Mars VIP Pet Experience round out the fun at the Fair Hill event grounds in Cecil County, Maryland. For more information, go to https://www.maryland5star.us.

To watch the event on livestream go to https://www.mpt.org/maryland5star/ for instructions. The entire 5* event will be livestreamed beginning with the first horse inspection at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Watch for photos and news from the Maryland 5* at horseillustrated.com.

Kim MacMillan

Kim MacMillan graduated from Purdue University where she majored in agriculture communications and animal science. She has been reporting on equestrian sports, agriculture, science, travel and history for over 35 years. She and her husband Allen, who is a professional photographer, have covered several World Equestrian, Olympic and Pan American Games. The MacMillans share their Northeastern Indiana farm with several much-loved horses, dogs and cats.

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