Thursday, October 13, 2016

Wednesday Recap

Course Preview, 2016 Program, Horse Inspection
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The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International is an equine three day event.  Competition runs from Thursday October 13 - Sunday October 16, 2016 in beautiful Fair Hill, Maryland.

We're Just Getting Started!

Wednesday's Horse Inspection kicked off the action at #DuttaFHI

It's time!  Our competitors are here.  Our dressage rings are set.  Our Cross Country course is decorated.  Competition begins tomorrow at 8 AM!

We've tried to consolidate all the links and information you want to know about the competition.  We've got one page with links to ride times, live scoring, our 2016 Program and interactive course map, and a Cross Country preview video (coming soon!)
Ride Times and Scoring Page
Our 2016 Program is posted online and is better than ever, with links to our sponsors and advertisers right on each page, plus links to websites of our vendors.  Our interactive Cross Country course map is right in the center of the program - click on each fence number to see what that fence looks like!
Click the Program cover above to go right to the 2016 Program!
We've got so many great photos and videos posted on our FaceBook page Our Instagram page is trying to take you to the places you might not otherwise see and talk to people you might not otherwise hear from.  Follow us this weekend, and participate, too!  Use the hashtag #DuttaFHI so we can see what you're doing.
Fair Hill International's FaceBook Page

Finally, here's today's update from the CCI Horse Inspection:

The autumn sun was bright and bold at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International as competitors dressed to impress for the formal horse inspection. Located in beautiful Fair Hill, Maryland, the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International is one of the most prestigious international three-day events in the United States, and draws some of the world's top eventing horses and riders. This year, the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International will once again host the CCI3* along with a CCI2* and the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships.

CCI3* Competitor Bobby Meyerhooff and Dunlavins Token (Photo Shannon Brinkman)
In the CCI3* forty-seven out of forty-eight horses were accepted during the first inspection. New Zealand competitor Joe Meyer withdrew one of his two mounts of the weekend, South Paw, after being held during inspection. Justine Dutton was also held with Huck Finn, but was later accepted after re-inspection.

The CCI2* also experienced changes in the lineup. In a field of forty-six horse-and-rider combinations, forty-three will move forward in the competition. Withdrawn from the CCI2* was Sempre Fino ridden by Kelly Beaver, RF Overdressed ridden by Marilyn Little and Canadian competitor Waylon Roberts riding Lancaster.
CCI2* Rider Erin Pullen and Tag (Photo Shannon Brinkman)

The Dressage phase of the competition for the CCI3*, the CCI2* and the YEH Championships will commence on Thursday, October 13. The YEH Championships will conclude on Friday, October 14, with the jumping evaluation. The CCI3* and CCI2* will continue the competition through the weekend with cross-country on Saturday, October 15 followed by show jumping on Sunday, October, 16.
2015 CCI3* Winner Tamra Smith and Mai Baum
Since 1989, Fair Hill International has offered one of the most prestigious international three day events in the world, located at the Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area in beautiful Fair Hill, Maryland.
Eventing is the ultimate test of a horse and rider and has been referred to as the Triathlon of equestrian sport. Through tests in dressage, cross country, and show jumping the horse and rider work together to show that they can compete in the most demanding and highest levels of equestrian sports.

In 2013 FHI joined forces with title sponsor The Dutta Corporation. The Dutta Corp is a leading international horse transportation company that was recently named the Official Shipper for the US Eventing Team.
Fair Hill International, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Contributions to Fair Hill International are tax deductible within the limits of current federal and state tax law.

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