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Over 100 Horses Set to Compete at the 2017 The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Classic Communications | Oct 12, 2017, 12:38 PM EST

Fair Hill, Md. – Competitors dressed to impress this afternoon at the first horse inspection for the 2017 The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event. Set in Fair Hill, Md., this event attracts top athletes and horses, ready for their chance to compete for the title of national champion in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3* and CCI2* Eventing National Championships, CCI2* Young Horse, CCI2* Young Rider, and Developing Rider divisions.

Jordan Linstedt and Revitavet Capato (Shannon Brinkman Photo)

All 36 horses presented for the CCI3* were accepted by the Ground Jury. Two horses in this division were held: Buck Davidson's mount Carlevo and Sara Moore's mount Polaris. Both were accepted upon re-presentation. USEF Emerging Athlete, Jenny Caras (Cartersville, Ga.), has returned to Fair Hill at the CCI3* level for the third time with Fernhill Fortitude, a 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding she owns with Kristina Mitchell's. They placed sixth in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI3* Eventing National Championship and were the USEF Developing Rider Eventing National Champions in 2016 and are predicted to be a combination to watch this year.

All 61 horses presented for the CCI2* were approved to compete. Waylon Robert's mount, Born Ready, was held but accepted when re-presented. In addition to his two mounts in the CCI3* division, USEF Training Listed Rider, Will Coleman (Charlottesville, Va.), has brought his Off The Record, an eight-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, to compete in The Dutta Corp./USEF CCI2* Eventing National Championship. The pair finished in second place at the Bromont Three-Day Event earlier this year, Off The Record's first appearance at a CCI2* event.

Fair Hill International also welcomes back the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championship, which showcases a quality field of four- and five-year-old horses to be evaluated for their ability to be successful at the upper levels of eventing.

CCI3* Schedule:
Friday, October 13 - Dressage
Saturday, October 14 - Cross-country
Sunday, October 15 - Show Jumping

USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars National Competition and Training Grants Recipients:
Tamra Smith (Murrieta, Ga.) and Fleeceworks Royal, Judith McSwain’s eight-year-old Holsteiner gelding, and Wembley, Kevin Baumgardner’s 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

Jordan Linstedt (Duvall, Wash.) and Revitavet Capato, her and Barbara Linstedt’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding

Alexis Helffrich (Pleasanton, Calif.) and London Town, Pamela Williams 10-year-old Thoroughbred/Warmblood gelding

CCI2* Schedule:
Thursday and Friday, October 12-13 - Dressage
Saturday, October 14 - Cross-country
Sunday, October 15 - Show Jumping

Full list of competitors
Ride Times
Live Scoring

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