After a jam-packed week, the final day of competition at the Maryland 5 Star is upon us. Riders have shown off their style in the horse inspection, danced their way down the centerline in dressage, and contested some serious obstacles in cross-country up until this point. Now it's time to demonstrate the fitness and accuracy that each horse possesses in the final phase: show jumping.
But first, one final horse inspection to ensure that each horse is feeling their best after a long week of competition. The CCI3*-L jog begins at 8:00 a.m. with the CCI5*-L immediately after.
Of the original 50 pairs in the CCI3*-L, only 36 made it through the second phase Saturday morning. Pending results of the jog, riders will run in reverse order of placing for today's final phase of competition with show jumping action starting at 10:00 a.m.
The top of the leaderboard didn't change following cross-country in the CCI5*-L and the 35 riders that remain will be eager to solidify their standings following their performances in the main arena today. The CCI5*-L show jumping is slated to kick off at 1:00 p.m. and will also run in reverse order with dressage leader Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class as the last to go. Will they earn the title of the first-ever Maryland 5 Star champion?
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