Oct 15, 2021

The Maryland 5 Star Daily: Dressage Day Two & YEH 5-Year-Old Jumping

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff
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Yesterday half of the CCI5*-L and CCI3*-L pairs had their turn in front of the judges at the 2021 Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, and today the remaining groups will canter down centerline in the main arena. The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships also kicked off yesterday with the 4-year-old champion being crowned and the 5-year-olds doing their dressage and conformation phases.

Today the action gets started at 8:00 a.m. with the CCI3*-L and the CCI5*-L following at 1:03 p.m. New Zealand's Tim Price will be the first of the CCI5*-L riders aboard Xavier Faer, Trisha Rickards, Tim Price, and Nigella Hall's 15-year-old British Sport Horse gelding (Catherston Liberator x Faerie Dazzler). Price and Xavier Faer finished second at Kentucky earlier this year so are looking for a strong start to the weekend.

On the other side of the property, the 5-year-old jumping begins bright and early with Catherine Pournelle riding Linda Hudson’s Irish Sport Horse gelding Cooley On A Quest (Ramiro B x Beyond Rubies) at 8:03 a.m.

Here’s what you need to know to follow along today:

  • Horses and riders in the CCI5*-L will perform the 2021 FEI CCI 5 Star Dressage Test (B), and horses and riders in the CCI3*-L will perform the 2021 FEI CCI 3 Star Level Dressage Test (B).
  • The entire CCI5*-L will be available via livestream through USEF Network in North America and through Horse & Country outside North America. USEF Network will also provide exclusive coverage of the CCI3*-L. Additionally, press conferences will be livestreamed through the event’s Facebook page.
  • Follow along with the live scores for all divisions here.
  • Dressage ride times for the CCI5*- L can be found here.
  • Dressage ride times for the CCI3*-L can be found here.
  • The USEA will be posting updates throughout the day on Instagram. Follow @useventing to keep up with the action on the story.
  • Meet the USEA Young Event Horse graduates competing in the Maryland 5 Star here.
  • Did you miss our 2021 Maryland Five Star Rider Roster? Click to take a look at all of the CCI5*-L competitors, and learn a little bit about each pair.
  • Want more facts? Read through the USEA’s fast facts of the Maryland 5 Star!

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