Devon, Pa. – August 26, 2019 – The Devon Fall Classic, rapidly becoming one of the popular stops during the Northeast and Midwest fall show jumping tours, is set to get underway on September 12 and will run through Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the famed Devon Horse Show Grounds. Entries close on September 4, 2019, so make sure to download a copy of the prize list and other entry forms here.
Returning for its seventh year, the Devon Fall Classic benefits the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation, a tax-exempt nonprofit organization that maintains the historic Devon show grounds.
The Fall Classic begins each day at 8 a.m. with the equestrian competitions, with the exception of Saturday when the Dixon Oval kicks off the day at 7:30 a.m. In between the jumpers and the equestrian excitement, the Devon Fall Festival will provide a taste of autumn in Pennsylvania, featuring a selection of unique shops, the Midway with carnival games, and kid-friendly food throughout the evening during the week and throughout the day over the weekend.
Highlighting this year’s event are the Friday and Saturday evening sessions. Friday’s main event will be the Open Jumper Speed Stake. On Saturday night, the $25,000 Devon Fall Classic Grand Prix takes center stage, preceded by the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classic for the top Junior and Amateur Owner Jumper riders.
The daytime events provide a wide variety of jumper classes, ranging from the age group jumpers, including 5, 6 and 7-Year-Old Young Jumper sections, to the Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers and the Child/Adult Jumpers. Pony Jumpers are also scheduled on the weekend.
For exhibitor information, entries, stall reservations and questions, exhibitors can click below to visit the show’s website: http://www.devonhorseshow.net/
To purchase tickets for this year’s event, we invite you to visit the website at http://www.devonhorseshow.net/devon-horse-show/fall-classic-purchase-tickets-2/
In addition to the fine equestrian showcase, the Devon Fall Festival is loaded with family entertainment. Special events include Yappy Hour, where you can drink and dine with your dog in the Picnic Grove on Friday from 5 – 7 p.m., featuring local beer, wine and spirits from Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works, White Horse Winery and Thistle Finch Distillery. The Bar Spoon Beverage Co.will also offer special tastings of their craft mixers Friday’s live entertainment will feature the classic rock, party band Knock One Back.
On Saturday, guests can enter the 1st Annual Devon Fall Classic Chili Contest and there will be more live entertainment in the picnic grove, with Prime Time playing dance music from the 1960s – 1990s.
The weekend concludes with Sunday Brunch where guests can enjoy a late breakfast catered by Wild Blue Creative Catering after a fun-filled weekend. While there will be special events each day for children, Sunday is “Kids Rule” day, featuring pony rides, crafts and a stick horse jumping course.
When the show concludes on Sunday, it is time to shop for some amazing bargains on Fall plants. All plants used to decorate the ring and show grounds are sold at incredible prices and supplied by one of the best-known nurseries in the area, Main Line Gardens.
The Main Line is a beautiful place to travel to in September. We hope you will pay a visit to one of America’s newest horse shows, held at one of the oldest and most historic show grounds in the world.