Eventing Nation is once again delighted to have collaborated with the Maryland 5 Star Event Committee to bring you the digital program and form guide for the MARS Maryland 5 Star presented by Brown Advisory. Inside you’ll find all the details on everything you need to know to have a great time at Fair Hill this weekend or to supplement your at-home viewing.
Need a little help picking your favorite contender for our Pick ‘Em Contest (coming soon!) or building your Eventing Manager team? Simply want to get to know this year’s 5* field of horses and riders? Jump to the form guide here and don’t forget to bookmark this page to keep on top of our latest coverage.
US Weekend Preview
Pine Hill Fall H.T. (Bellville, TX): [Website] [Entries/Ride Times/Scoring] [Volunteer]
Poplar Place Farm October H.T. (Hamilton, GA): [Website] [Entries] [Scoring] [Volunteer]
Major International Events
MARS Maryland 5 Star:: [Website] [Entries] [Schedule ] [Drawn Order] [USEF Network Live Stream (North America)] [H&C+ Live Stream (Worldwide)] [Form Guide] [Digital Program] [EN’s Coverage]
Strzegom October Festival, Poland: [Website] [Entries] [Start Lists/Scoring]
Wednesday News & Reading:
The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium starts today! The Retired Racehorse Project’s hallmark competition and educational event returns for its 2022 renewal at the Kentucky Horse Park. Visit their website for all the need-to-know info.
Fair Hill is a special place, and the inaugural running of the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill last year felt exceptionally special. But the beauty and aura of an event will only go so far in keeping an event running and everyone is curious to see how Maryland evolves — Kyle Carter included. [Kyle Carter: Making The Mars Maryland 5 Star The Best In The World]
We love to see off-the-track Thoroughbreds lauded for their second careers and here’s a lovely little shoutout to David O’Connor’s fabulous OTTB Phelps, ridden by Mia Farley, for their third place finish at Morven Park this past weekend. [‘He’s An Underdog’: Thoroughbred Phelps Finishes Third In Morven Park International CCI4*-L]
Baby event horses had their time to shine at the USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) Central Championships, held over the weekend at Haras Hacienda in Magnolia, Texas. Here’s who took home top honors. [The 2022 USEA FEH Central Championships Show a Glimpse of the Future of Eventing]
Are you local to Fair Hill and need a little extra fall decor? After the event, on Monday October 17th, some of the plants and flowers used to decorate the grounds for the event will be for sale. [Plant Sale!]
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Wednesday Video Break: Get hyped for a whole bunch of eventing fun from Maryland: