We asked some of the top riders at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International their advice on jumping a clear round on a horse that's just run an 8- to 10-minute cross-country course. Click to see their responses!
Boyd Martin has a lot of horses in his barn and if you asked him, Master Frisky would probably not be the one to stand out in a crowd.
But the gelding held his own on cross-country day at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International, tackling Derek di Grazia’s grueling course and showing Martin he’s earned a place near the top of his string.
Victoria Jessop had been grooming for friends at the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International for years, and when she finally came with her own ride, Desert Mystery, to contest the CCI**, she made her name known.
Boyd Martin is used to riding multiple horses at every event he goes to, but when he brought six horses to the Dutta Corp Fair Hill International, most contesting their first CCIs, he knew he wasn’t going to have it easy.
After watching so many events, interviewing so many riders, and getting to know so many of these horses, the editorial staff at the Chronicle definitely has a few sentimental favorites in the CCI fields at Fair Hill. Read who we'll be watching and why!