Equestrian

Fair Hill recommended to host large international equestrian event

Fair Hill recommended to host large international equestrian event

The U.S. Equestrian Federation’s board of directors have chosen Maryland’s Fair Hill over a competing site in Virginia to permanently host an annual international event of jumping, cross country and dressage.

The board made the decision Monday night to recommend Fair Hill over the other finalist, Great Meadow International in The Plains, Va.

The Kentucky-based federation’s recommendation still must be approved by the Federation Equestre Internationale, the international governing body for the Olympic sport known as "eventing." A decision is expected this fall.

The American federation had said previously that it was confident that whichever American venue it...

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