Devon, PA - March 14, 2017 - The 2017 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is pleased to announce that the prize list for this years event is now available online. Taking place May 25 - June 4, 2017, the 121st edition of the Devon Horse Show brings together top equestrians from the hunter, jumper, equitation, Saddlebred and coaching divisions. New for 2017, the Devon Horse Show has added an arena eventing class to schedule of must-see events for equestrians and the local community to enjoy.
Exhibitors can access all necessary forms online including the entry credit card form, feed and bedding form, qualifying hunter and jumper entry form, the non-qualifying hunter, jumper, equitation & misc. entry form, and more at the Devon Horse Show website.
Highlights of the event will again include the $400,000 Devon Open Jumper Section. Open Jumper competitors will have the opportunity to participate in events such as the $40,000 Devon International Speed Stake, the $50,000 Devon Welcome Stake and the $225,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon, all featuring an FEI CSI4* ranking so that athletes can acquire world ranking points.
This year, the Devon Horse Show welcomes a $50,000 Arena Eventing Class featuring a blend of cross-country jumps and stadium jumps, open to 40 of the country's top athletes. With a USEF Premier hunter rating, the Devon Horse also features the country's best hunters with $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby as one of the main attractions.
Please observe the following deadlines below for each discipline. Entries close Monday April 3, 2017 for hunter, equitation, hunter breeding, pony hunter breeding, local hunter, coaching, and all jumper Sections. Monday April 24, 2017 entries close for Saddlebred, Hackney, harness, roadster, driving, pleasure drive and Friesians.
Entries and payment can be submitted online at entries.showmanagementsystems.com or through mail to: Devon Horse Show, PO Box 158 Devon, PA 19333.
Last year we celebrated the 120th anniversary of the Devon Horse Show and you can be a part of that history for years to come with the purchase of a commemorative brick. Your tax-deductible contribution will help to build the new Anniversary Square.
Renovations of the show grounds continue into this year as we strive to improve our international facility. All supporters of the restoration program for the Devon Back Barns and their horses will receive a horseshoe plaque displayed for 10 years on our Wall of Honor. This stands to recognize your gracious donation and support to Devon's future.
We look forward to hosting you this year at Devon, the horse show "Where Champions Meet."
2017 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Fast Facts
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is the longest running and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the United States. With the grandeur of Philadelphia's prestigious Main Line setting the stage, the event features a world-class field that annually ranks among the most prominent internationally. The event also includes the Country Fair that offers world-class shopping, rides and games for kids, multiple dining options and special entertainment events.
May 25th through June 4th, 2017