Whether you plan to watch live or online, read on for everything you need to know to follow all the CCI5*-L action from the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, to be held Oct. 12-17 in Elkton, Maryland:
• Wednesday, Oct. 13: The first horse inspection begins for the three-star division at noon and the five-star at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
• Thursday, Oct. 14: Dressage for the three-star will take place 8 a.m. to noon; five-star dressage will run 1-5 p.m.
• Friday, Oct. 15: Dressage continues, once again starting with the CCI3*-L at 8 a.m. before five-star competitors take over at 1 p.m.
• Saturday, Oct. 16: Cross-country day starts at 9 a.m. with the three-star division scheduled until noon. The five-star cross-country begins at 1 p.m. and should run until 4.
• Sunday, Oct. 17: The second horse inspection begins at 8 a.m. with the three-star jogging first, followed by the five-star. Show jumping for the CCI3*-L will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon, with riders going in reverse order of placing, followed by an awards ceremony. The five-star is scheduled to jump 1-4 p.m. followed by the crowning of the first winner of the Maryland 5 Star.
The full schedule, including details of the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championship for 4- and 5-year-olds that is happening Thursday and Friday in conjunction with the event, is available here. For more on additional activities and demonstrations happening during the competition, including a Military Horse Show and a performance by the Chincoteague Drill Team, click here.
Entries: Check our list of entries, which is updated regularly to reflect additions and withdrawals.
Tickets: Tickets for all admission levels are still available, and can be purchased here.
Where you can watch: You can watch the live stream on USEF Network. A USEF membership is required.
How to follow along: The Chronicle will be on-site to bring you everything you need to know at coth.com, so you don’t have to miss a minute of the action. You can find all our coverage of the event in one spot, and you also can follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.