Competition Begins at 2023 MARS Maryland 5 Star and USEF CCI3*-L Eventing National Championship

Elkton, Md. – Now in its third yr, the MARS Maryland 5 Star at Truthful Hill is about to get underway on Thursday with the primary of the dressage rides. Along with its CCI5*-L occasion, Maryland additionally hosts the USEF CCI3*-L Eventing Nationwide Championship.

Emily Hamel and Corvett in the Maryland 5 Star jog
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Twenty-six CCI5*-L horses and 47 CCI3*-L horses had been introduced on the first horse inspection on Wednesday afternoon. All horses handed and can proceed on to the dressage section, which begins at 9 a.m. ET for the CCI3*-L and a couple of p.m. for the CCI5*-L on Thursday, Oct. 19.

In 2021, the Maryland 5 Star grew to become the most recent of solely seven CCI5*-L occasions on the earth and considered one of solely two held within the Western Hemisphere.

The venue at Truthful Hill has a protracted historical past as host of the USEF CCI3*-L Eventing Nationwide Championship that predates the CCI5*-L competitors. Prime U.S. eventing athletes have introduced their up-and-coming mounts to contest the nationwide championship at Truthful Hill for many years. Previous winners embody mixtures that went on to five-star careers, together with Kelly Prather and Ballinakill Glory, Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen, Will Coleman and Tight Traces, Jennie Brannigan and Stella Artois, and Boyd Martin and On Cue.

US Equestrian followers, subscribers, and members can watch the dwell stream of the 2023 MARS Maryland 5 Star and USEF CCI3*-L Eventing Nationwide Championship on USEF Community powered by ClipMyHorse.TV. Not a member? Be a part of now.

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