The 2012 Fair Hill International CCI2* and CCI3* kicked off today under beautiful conditions with the first veterinary inspection. Sixty-three horses jogged in the CCI2* with four horses not being able to go on to start the competition. Glendening Avis with Callie Evans and Tequesteris with Natalia Gurmankin were both held and did not pass upon reinspection while Win the War with Jessica Bortner-Harris and Fernhill Cove with Beth Perkins both withdrew from the hold box. All 37 horses which jogged in the CCI3*passed the first veterinary inspection and will be heading into dressage.
Half of the CCI2* will be competing in the dressage phase tomorrow while the second half of the 2* and all of the CCI3* will have their chance in the dressage arena on Friday. The Spalding Labs USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships also gets underway tomorrow with the dressage and conformation portion.
Dressage times can be found on the Fair Hill website here.