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Fair Hill: A Horseman’s Oasis

William du Pont Jr. altered the trajectory of the more than 5,600 acres of land in the corner of Maryland that now hosts this country’s second five-star. By Laura Lemon Published in the October 4 & 11 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse During these meditating mowing moments in the ’90s, Coldren always found […]

Maryland 5 Star equestrian competition brings international attention to Cecil

From Kent County News article by Matt Hooke October 22, 2021 FAIR HILL — After four days displaying the athletic prowess and grace of horses, one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill ended on Sunday, Oct.17. The winner Boyd Martin, lives around 25 minutes away […]

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 […]