Archives of Eventing

Anticipation Grows Around Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Excitement is building around the second annual Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, scheduled for October 13-16, 2022. One of only two 5 Star Three-Day eventing equestrian competitions in the U.S. and seven in the world, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill is expected to draw even more international athletes than last year. Event […]

Boyd Martin Makes History at the Inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Kurt Martin Wins the USEF CCI3*-L Eventing National Championship From Maryland 5 Star Press Release Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland – Oct. 17, 2021 – Three-time Olympian Boyd Martin became the first American to win a CCI5*-L since 2008 when he piloted On Cue to victory at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill. The […]

Oliver Townend Poised for Victory at the Inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Kurt Martin Maintains Lead in the CCI3*-L Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland – Oct. 16, 2021 – World #1 ranked rider Oliver Townend (GBR) and Cooley Master Class remain at the top of the leaderboard at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill following a fault-free round during Saturday’s Cross Country Driven by Land Rover. The Maryland […]

‘A fall Preakness’

Maryland 5 Star equestrian event draws top world competitors From The Baltimore Sun October 14, 2021 By Nathan Ruiz When Jeff Newman describes the significance of the Maryland 5 Star equestrian competition, the event’s president and CEO leans on his background directing tennis tournaments. “It’s the equivalent of bringing a new Grand Slam to the […]

Inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill Kicks Off with First Horse Inspection

Over 100 Horses Presented and Passed During Wednesday’s Jog From Maryland 5 Star Press Release Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland – Oct. 13, 2021 – Athletes participating in the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill woke up to foggy weather on Wednesday, but the clouds did not detract from the stylish outfits and world-class horses […]

Up to the Challenge

Fair Hill takes center stage as it hosts the second 5 Star event in United States. From The Hunt Magazine, Fall 2021 By Michael Bradley Photos by Jim Graham When Lillian Heard was growing up on a small horse farm in Maryland, the idea that one of the world’s premier eventing competitions would take place […]

Ian Stark: Five-Star Winner To Five-Star Designer

From The Chronicle of the Horse, October 2021 By Millie Bailey Ian “Scotty” Stark knows a little something about the “Saturday morning stomach.” For decades, the British team stalwart and multiple title winner spent cross-country mornings fretting before throwing a leg over a mount to ride massive tracks. Now that he’s designing those courses, he […]
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