Of the 40 combinations presented to the Ground Jury this morning, 39 will move on to the show jumping phase following the final horse inspection at the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.
Two pairs were withdrawn from competition this morning prior to the jog: Jacqueline Mars’ Vermiculus, who was sitting in 23rd with Lauren Kieffer and Tracy Bowman’s Good Knight, who was in 42nd with Jolie Wentworth.
After yesterday’s grueling cross-country phase, three horses were sent to the hold box: Share Option, Sir Oberon and Vandiver. Upon representation, both Share Option and Sir Oberon were accepted. Sadly, Debi Crowley and Doug and Jessica’s seventh-placed Vandiver was not accepted and has been eliminated from the competition.
Show jumping begins at 1 p.m. in reverse order of standing.
Class is now in session with the 2017 Virtual USEA/PHC Event College!
Event College is a special series designed to educate the general public on the sport of Eventing. Tune in to learn from “professors” such as Lauren Kieffer, Max Corcoran and Jen McFall. These video classroom sessions give you a first-hand look at the competition as it happens at a CCI***. Here are the classes you can watch so far:
The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), today announced the inaugural Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill will take place October 14-17, 2021. Health and safety factors, in addition to other challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, led to a final decision to postpone the international three-day eventing competition originally scheduled for this October at the newly constructed Special Event Zone at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in Cecil County, Maryland.
Apple Knoll Farm in Millis, Massachusetts (Area I) was scheduled to host two one-day events in 2020 offering Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice divisions. Their May event was forced to cancel due to COVID-19, but their September event is planning to run as scheduled.
This article will be updated to include statements as they are released from upcoming USEA recognized events regarding actions they are taking due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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