Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international sports network for the active and passionate equestrian community, returns for the fourth consecutive year to provide exclusive coverage of the 2022 MARS Great Meadow International (MARSGMI) on its streaming service, H&C+. The competition will be held at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia, from August 25-28, and will feature many of North America’s best eventing combinations.
H&C will broadcast worldwide live coverage of all three phases of the CCI4* competition, as well as selected coverage from other classes. All of the action will be available the following day for H&C+ members to view on demand. Check www.horseandcountry.tv for the full streaming timetable.
Now that MARSGMI has earned a prominent date on the USEF High Performance Calendar, this year’s event should be even more exciting as it has been selected as the final preparatory trials for the team representing the USA at the 2022 FEI Eventing World Championships in Italy on September 14-18.
H&C Executive Producer David Qualls said, “We are honored to provide exclusive coverage of the MARS Great Meadow International to our viewers around the world for the fourth year. The MARS Great Meadow International is one of the premier eventing competitions in the U.S., and the 2022 event will complement our extensive broadcast schedule and on-demand library.”
On behalf of MARS Great Meadow International, David O’Connor commented, “We are pleased to welcome back the team at Horse & Country as the MARS Great Meadow International continues to thrive and develop. Thanks to partners like H&C, we can share this amazing event with both our local community and the world.”
H&C+ members can watch the MARS Great Meadow International online or with H&C’s mobile apps, as well as on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire. Membership is only $9.99 per month and full details on how to join can be found at www.horseandcountry.tv
Beyond H&C’s extensive sports coverage, both live and on demand, H&C+ members also get access to more than 1,800 hours of equestrian programming featuring content from all disciplines, masterclasses and training series, barn tours, rider profiles, and documentaries, including programs with Hannah Sue Hollberg, Will Coleman, Will Faudree, Liz Halliday-Sharp, and many other top international eventing athletes.
H&C offers numerous high-profile opportunities for equestrian brands to advertise around live events including in-stream billboards, in-stream video ads, and pre-roll video ads. For further details, contact H&C Partnership Manager Tattie Singer, details below.
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About Great Meadow International
Established in 2015, the 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 2022 MARS Great Meadow International will take place on August 25-28.
For more information about Great Meadow International, please visit https://www.greatmeadowinternational.com/about
About Five Rings Eventing
Five Rings Eventing (FRE) is a high-performance event organizer and management company founded by Darrin Mollett and David O’Connor to enhance the sport of eventing in Northern Virginia and beyond. FRE’s mission is to provide exceptional competition opportunities for athletes and their equine partners to help them reach their individual goals, whether they are at the entry level to international competition or the highest level of team competition.
About Horse & Country
Horse & Country is the leading international sports network for the passionate and active equestrian community. Headquartered in London, it is available globally via connected TVs, mobile and web and on leading digital and pay-TV platforms in the US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Australia. Horse & Country’s programming line-up includes live coverage from leading sporting competitions in all equestrian disciplines, as well as training and learning shows, documentaries, and entertainment.