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Quarry View Building Group selected as Equestrian, Event & Timber Frame Builder for Maryland 5 Star

by Craig Hoffman | Monday October 4, 2021 | Events

The Quarry View team is excited about the prestigious Maryland 5 Star which is taking place from October 14-17 in Fair Hill, MD, near Wilmington, DE. In a few days, the best riders in the world will be competing about an hour from the Quarry View Headquarters.

This is what you need to know about this unique event!

The Event: Maryland 5 Star

Worldwide, there are only seven 5 star events that exist. These distinguished events are the highest degree of difficulty in equestrian eventing and are governed by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) domestically, and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) globally. In its inaugural year, the Maryland 5 Star, in Fair Hill, is one of the only two 5 star events that take place in North America. Eventing features three major disciplines in the Equestrian world: Dressage, Cross Country, and Show Jumping.

The Competition: Top Two Worldwide

Were you amazed at the skill of Equestrians displayed in the Olympics? To date, there are 13 Olympic veterans that have already registered to compete at the Maryland 5 Star – including four of the top eight competitors in the world! This event provides an exciting opportunity to see Oliver Townend, ranked #1 in the world, and Tim Price, ranked #2, in a star studded field of competitors!

The Competition: Royal Relations

Among the competitors is Olympian, Zara Tindall. Be on the lookout for the talented equestrian who also happens to be the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II.

Zara Tindall, Granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, pictured at the 2012 London Olympics. Photo by Shannon Brinkman.

The Incredible Venue: Fair Hill

Famed Eventer, currently ranked 8th worldwide and USEF 5 Star National Champion, Boyd Martin states: “I was absolutely blown away by the facility. It is an incredible venue. The cross country and the dressage and jumping rings are some of the best I’ve ever seen anywhere in the world. It’s very exciting to think what this place is going to contribute to horse sports in America for years to come.”

This rendering illustrates a sneak peak of the impressive event venue. Rendering by Select Event Group.

The Exclusive Builder: Quarry View Building Group

Quarry View Building Group was selected as the Exclusive Equestrian, Event and Timber Frame Builder for the Maryland 5 Star. Ben King summed up the Quarry View team’s excitement well, “Sponsoring an event as elite as the Maryland 5 Star, was a natural fit. We are enthusiastic about bringing this highest level of Eventing to the Mid Atlantic region, and applaud The Fair Hill Organizing Committee and staff for their outstanding work.”

It is an honor to be a part of this because as an elite equestrian custom builder, the Quarry View team understands the needs of trainers, owners, athletes, and the equine athletes. Our horse barns are not just barns, but spaces for efficient work and enjoyment for years to come.

“Quarry View Building Group represents everything you want in an event partner,” said Jeff Newman, President of The Fair Hill Organizing Committee. “A highly reputable local company, with unwavering support for the equestrian industry, and an incredibly strong desire using it’s building excellence to help make the event as successful as possible. Ben, Jane, and Chris committed to us right from the start and we can’t thank them enough for their partnership.”

See if you can spot our custom-made judging booths that will be used on the ring side of the event!

Be sure to stop by our vendor tent (adjacent to the show arena) to discover how our team of horse barn builders is unique from design to completion You can also stop by our tent for your chance to win some exciting giveaways!

If you haven’t reserved your ticket yet, visit the website to purchase.

We look forward to seeing you at the Maryland 5 Star!