As the 2019 Dutta Corp Fair Hill International came to a close on Sunday, October 20, Erin Sylvester and Woods Baughman were crowed champions of the CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L, respectively.
Baughman and C’est La Vie 135 had moved up into first place after cross-country and stayed in that position after jumping double clean in show jumping. Second place in the three-star went to Colleen Leach and Vermont with Caitlin Silliman riding Ally KGO to third.
Colleen Rutledge was the top placing Marylander to finish the three-star. She jumped double clean aboard C Me Fly to finish in 20th place. Jules Ennis and Cooley O had four jump and 0.4 time to finish in 23rd place. Juli Sebring had eight jump faults riding Welbourne to finish 38th. Monica Fiss finished the competition with 28 jump and 4.8 time for 50th place.
Sylvester and Paddy the Caddy were sitting in second place after adding only 0.4 time faults on cross-country to their dressage score. They jumped clean and inside the time in show jumping for the four-star bringing their final score for the competition to 34.3. Overnight leader, Waylon Roberts on Lancaster had a 31.1 as he entered the show jump ring. He ended up with a few rails adding up to 16 jump faults moving him down to 8th overall and Sylverster into the the winning slot. Mia Farley finished in second place with BGS Firecracker and Jenny Caras was third riding Fernhill Fortitude.
Riding for Maryland, Alexandra MacLeod and Newmarket Jack finished out the competition in 13th place after jumping double clean in show jumping. Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights also jumped double clean to finish in 18th place.