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Friday Facts: Cecil County 5 Star

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Starting in 2021, Cecil County will be home to one of only seven 5 Star equestrian events in the world.

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Lexington, Kentucky... South Gloucestershire, England... Adelaide, Australia... and Elkton, Maryland? Yes, in October 2021, the inaugural Maryland 5 Star will be held at the newly-constructed Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, MD. One of only two 5 Star events in the United States, and seventh worldwide, the prestigious 5 Star (CCI5*) designation is the pinnacle of the sport of eventing, best described as an equestrian triathlon.

The event marks a new chapter for the state of Maryland’s legendary horse and equestrian tradition. The event will showcase four days of competition in Dressage, Cross Country, and Show Jumping. 


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