Your Ultimate Guide to the Inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

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Ema Klugman and Bendigo. Photo by Sally Spickard.

And they’re off! Welcome to the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, taking place Oct. 14 – 17 at the newly constructed Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, Maryland (Cecil County). Here is an at-a-glance compendium of useful links and info.


Digital Program

EN is proud and excited to unveil the official Digital Program of the Maryland 5 Star, complete with EN’s own Form Guide analysis for each CCI5* pair. It’s free to view — click here to dive in!


General admission, reserved seating, hospitality packages and cross country tailgating tickets are available at this link.


CCI3* Cross Country: 9:15 a.m. EST
CCI5* Cross Country: 1:00 p.m. EST

CCI3* 2nd Horse Inspection: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
CCI5* 2nd Horse Inspection: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
CCI3* Show Jumping: 9:30 – 11 a.m.
CCI3* Awards: 11 – 11:30 a.m.
CCI5* Show Jumping: 1 – 3 p.m.
CCI5* Awards: 3 – 3:30 p.m.

CCI5* XC Ride Times
CCI3* XC Ride Times

Ride Times & Live Scores

There are 48 horse and rider pairs in the CCI5* — you can view bios and stats for each one via the Digital Program, presented in partnership with EN. There are 76 entries in the CCI3*-L and over 80 entries across both the 4 and 5-year-old Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships.


A few volunteer positions are still available — sign up at The volunteer handbook can be viewed here.

Live Stream

North America: Both the CCI5*-L and CCI3*-L National Championship are available live and on demand for free on USEF Network for USEF members. Not a member? Use the free fan promo code “maryland21” to join. The event will also be broadcast on TV regionally on Maryland Public Television.

MPT-HD’s schedule of live and recorded coverage during the four-day competition is as follows:

  • Thu., Oct. 14: Dressage – 1:00-4:30 p.m. (live)
  • Fri., Oct. 15: Dressage – 1:00-4:30 p.m. (live)
  • Sat., Oct. 16: Cross country – 5:00-9:00 p.m. (from earlier that day)
  • Sun., Oct. 17: Showjumping & awards – 1:00-3:30 p.m. (live)

MPT’s Maryland 5 Star coverage will also be livestreamed to the network’s regional audience at

Outside North America: Live stream available at H&C+, subscription required.

Daily Digest Email Sign-up

If you’d like to follow along with every bit of EN’s coverage of the Maryland 5 Star this week, you can sign up for our Daily Digest email, which will be sent out daily through the event. It’s the best way to stay up-to-date on all things Maryland! Click here to sign up.

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