About the Event

The event offers FEI levels CCI-S 1,2,3,4*. (FEI stands for Fédération Equestre Internationale, or the International Equestrian Federation, and it is the governing body of international equestrian sport). National divisions from Training through the Advanced level are also offered.

The renowned 5* course designer Ian Stark has created exciting courses for all levels, as well as new terrain features that include a triple bank complex at the water, new coffin, and leaf pit track. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness current and past Olympians competing at the Maryland International.

Who Can Attend?

Anyone! You can attend even if you have never seen a horse in-person. Families can spend time in the picturesque rolling hills of Frederick county with mountain views on a summer day.

If you are an avid equestrian, it’s a destination for your summer calendar. With food, spectacular views, competition, and horses, there is something for everyone at the Maryland International! 

Boyd Martin at MDHT off Bank
Erin Gilmore Photo
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Erin Gilmore Photo

VIP Packages

For your best viewing experience!

For more information about VIP packages or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities:

Friday:

  • FEI Dressage and Show Jumping
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent
  • 4* Cross Country Course Walk with 5* Course Designer Ian Stark (after competition conclusion)

Saturday:

  • FEI Cross-Country on course and through the rings
  • “Champagne Brunch on the Berm” while watching FEI cross country
    • Brunch includes: Cheese omelette with onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese; french toast with organic syrup; fruit bowls; grass-fed bacon smoked with hickory wood; home fries with onions; coffee
    • Champagne and additional beverages will be served

Sunday:

  • Viewing of Training/Modified dressage, show jumping, and cross country from VIP tent and viewing mezzanine
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent

Friday:

  • FEI Dressage and Show Jumping
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent
  • 4* Cross Country Course Walk with 5* Course Designer Ian Stark (after competition conclusion)

Saturday:

  • FEI Cross-Country on course and through the rings
  • “Champagne Brunch on the Berm” while watching FEI cross country
    • Brunch includes: Cheese omelette with onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese; french toast with organic syrup; fruit bowls; grass-fed bacon smoked with hickory wood; home fries with onions; coffee
    • Champagne and additional beverages will be served

Sunday:

  • Viewing of Training/Modified dressage, show jumping, and cross country from VIP tent
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent

Friday:

  • FEI Dressage and Show Jumping
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent
  • 4* Cross Country Course Walk with 5* Course Designer Ian Stark (after competition conclusion)

Saturday:

  • FEI Cross-Country on course and through the rings
  • “Champagne Brunch on the Berm” while watching FEI cross country
    • Brunch includes: Cheese omelette with onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese; french toast with organic syrup; fruit bowls; grass-fed bacon smoked with hickory wood; home fries with onions; coffee
    • Champagne and additional beverages will be served

Sunday:

  • Viewing of Training/Modified dressage, show jumping, and cross country from VIP tent
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent

Pick ONE day:

Friday ($95):

  • FEI Dressage and Show Jumping
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent
  • 4* Cross Country Course Walk with 5* Course Designer Ian Stark (after competition conclusion)

Saturday ($125):

  • FEI Cross-Country on course and through the rings
  • “Champagne Brunch on the Berm” while watching FEI cross country
    • Brunch includes: Cheese omelette with onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese; french toast with organic syrup; fruit bowls; grass-fed bacon smoked with hickory wood; home fries with onions; coffee
    • Champagne and additional beverages will be served

Sunday ($75):

  • Viewing of Training/Modified dressage, show jumping, and cross country from VIP tent
  • Light snacks and beverages provided in the VIP tent

Notes

Important details for attendees.

  • General Admission FREE
  • Parking $5 Donation

    Parking guidance will be provided by the Frederick Pony Club on Saturday). For Saturday & Sunday, a donation of $5 is requested.

  • Shuttle Service FREE

    From general admission parking

All VIP Tent access requires credentials and wristband.

For more information about VIP packages or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities please use the links above or contact The Maryland Horse Trials at [email protected]

Proceeds from hospitality packages and sponsorships will provide additional support to the Maryland International Equestrian Foundation (MIEF, Maryland International Equestrian Foundation), a 501(c3). To date, MEIF has awarded 7 scholarships to individuals competing at FEI and junior riders competing at elementary to novice levels. Additionally, MIEF proudly supports the Maryland 5* at Fair Hill and other worthy equestrian programs.

About Loch Moy Farm

Discover the ideal venue for horse shows and thrilling community events at Loch Moy Farm. With the picturesque Monocacy River and stunning views of Sugarloaf Mountain, our beautiful setting creates a captivating atmosphere. Situated near Buckeystown, Maryland, we enjoy a prime location just outside Frederick, a convenient 30-minute drive from Leesburg, VA, and only 50 minutes away from both DC and Baltimore.

Maryland International Equestrian Foundation 

The MIEF is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to support equestrian sports at all levels and provide funding for the development of dedicated riders from diverse backgrounds to compete at the top levels of our sport.

MIEF has given out several scholarships to up-and-coming riders that will enable them to compete at the Maryland International this summer.

2023 MIEF scholarship winners:

1*: Christy Niehues 
2*: Morgan Connelly
3*: Caitlin O’Roark

For International Eventing to stay in Maryland, we need to support the sport by attending events like the Maryland International!

Questions?

If you have questions about the event or are interested in being a sponsor, contact [email protected].

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