Fair Hill International first horse inspection report – 103 horses accepted and one spun

Caitlin Henderson and Creative Dreamer (c) Shannon Brinkman

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Fair Hill International first horse inspection report – 103 horses accepted and one spun

Fair Hill International celebrates 30 years of eventing excellence this weekend with the start of the 2018 Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event (FHI). Held at the idyllic Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Fair Hill, Md., the iconic autumn competition draws top riders from across country to contest The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* and CCI3* Eventing National Championships.

Competition began with the first horse inspection yesterday afternoon. In the CCI3*, thirty-eight pairs were approved by the Ground Jury and will continue to the dressage phase. One horse, Erin Sylvester’s mount Paddy The Caddy was held and subsequently not accepted. Two pairs, Allison Springer with Business Ben and Whitney Mahloch with Military Mind withdrew before the horse inspection.

All sixty-five combinations were accepted in the CCI2* class.

 


 

Fair Hill International is proud to once again host the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships. The Championships showcase up-and-coming 4- and 5-year-old horses who are evaluated for their talent in the sport and their ability to be successful at the upper levels of eventing.

Alexandra Baugh and Mr. Candyman
(c)Shannon Brinkman

The first dressage phase begins today. Dressage continues tomorrow while the young event horses perform a jumping evaluation to conclude their Championship. The thrilling cross-country phase will be held Saturday, and the show jumping finale takes place on Sunday.

USEF Network will broadcast the CCI3* cross country live on Saturday, Oct. 15. Live streaming information is available HERE.

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