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Horse & Country TV is pleased to announce a partnership with the MARS Great Meadow International (MARSGMI) to provide Live and On Demand coverage of the 2020 event.

The competition will be held at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA from August 19th to 23rd and will feature many of North America’s best eventing combinations.

Horse & Country TV will provide coverage of all three phases of the CCI4*-S and the show jumping and cross country of the CCI3*-L, CCI3*-S, CCI2*-S and Preliminary Horse Trials, with all covered rides available to watch On Demand in Horse & Country TV’s robust video library.

“We are extremely excited to build on the MARSGMI partnership that was forged last year with EQSportsNet and to add this prestigious competition to H&C’s already extensive library,” said Horse & Country TV’s David Qualls. “We look forward to showcasing many of North America’s top horses and riders with a television quality production.”   

"We are very pleased to have the Horse & Country tea...

16-Jul-2020

As equestrian events pick up after a delayed 2020 season, the MARS Great Meadow International (MARSGMI) is pleased to announce a new CCI 3*-L division at its event, pending final approval from the USEF and FEI. The event is scheduled for August 20-23, 2020.

The CCI3*-L will run alongside GMI’s CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S, CCI4*-S. Event organizer Five Rings Eventing made the decision to add a CCI3*-L this year to give athletes an additional opportunity to obtain qualifications in light of the many event cancellations this year.

”We’re looking forward to welcoming the eventing community back to Northern Virginia’s horse country this August for the 2020 MARSGMI,” says David O’Connor of Five Rings Eventing. “This year has been challenging for everyone, and we’re excited to be able to offer a new CCI 3*-L to provide eventing athletes with an opportunity to earn their qualifications for the fall season, along with a safe and welcoming competition experience at Great Meadow.”

Also new for 2020, a national...

23-May-2020

THE PLAINS, Virginia – May 2020 – Five Rings Eventing, LLC is pleased to announce the return of MARS Equestrian™, a division of Mars, Incorporated, as the title sponsor of the Great Meadow International CIC2, 3 and 4*-S. 

The MARS Great Meadow International (MARSGMI) takes place in The Plains, Virginia on August 20-23, 2020. At this point, MARSGMI is planning to proceed as scheduled. The Organizing Committee is in the process of developing protocols to ensure the safety of everyone involved with the event, following all local, national, USEA and FEI requirements related to the COVID-19 health crisis. The driving force for all involved will be the health and safety of all competitors, volunteers, and competition staff.

“The sport of Eventing may be on hold for now, but when it is safe to return to competition, MARS Equestrian is a perfect long term partner, committed to the future success of MARSGMI. As we navigate this difficult time, we are so grateful to once again have their supp...

The highlight show will air on Thursday, May 7 at 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm on their free channel.  Click here to go to the H&C free channel.

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About MARS Great Meadow International

Established in 2015, the MARS Great Meadow International is a three-day eventing competition held annually at the Great Meadow Foundation in The Plains, Virginia. In addition to the international equestrian competition, the event features VIP hospitality, a trade fair, beer garden, and entertainment for the whole family. The 2020 Great Meadow International will take place on August 20th to August 23rd.

For information at MARS Great Meadow International, please visit https://www.greatmeadowinternational.com.

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2020 Vendor Spaces are Discounted BELOW 2019 Prices; PLUS Early Bird Pricing Now in Effect Until April 30.  Don't Delay, Space is Limited! 

The Plains, VA - March 2020 – The results of our 2020 survey indicate that we need an expanded vendor village at the 2020MARSGMI.

We are answering the call with a larger space dedicated to vendors immediately adjacent to the Fleming Farm VIP Tent, (NEW) Piedmont Club, and FREE Fan Zone tents.

Plus we have discounted our regular price vendor spaces and have introduced an early bird discount now through April 30.

The Great Meadow International will once again offer its signature VIP dining experience for the weekend. With upscale catering and beautiful decor, the GMI Fleming Farm VIP tent has been described as one of the best ringside dining and hospitality experiences in area by recent guests.


 

Once again, there will be entertainment, great food and drink, and a dog-and-kid friendly atmosphere. Many special activities are being planned and wil...

New Budget-Friendly Reserved Spectator Offerings Join Signature VIP Experience at 2020 Great Meadow International

The Plains, VA - February 2020 – Since the sport of eventing returned to Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia in 2014, each year the event has continued to improve its spectator experience and this year will be no exception.

This year, the MARS Great Meadow International will take place on August 20-23, 2020 and feature three levels of international competition along with a new national preliminary level.

There are new reserved guest options at every level to suit all budgets and preferences. Fleming Hill tailgates on the high point of cross country course start as low as $112.50 while discounts last. Ringside boxes, ringside tailgates, and Swan Lake tailgates on the racecourse are also available with options to upgrade to tents with other features.

The Great Meadow International will once again offer its signature VIP dining experience for the weekend. With upscale catering an...

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5089 Old Tavern Rd. 

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571-261-6009

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