Devon, Pa. – June 2, 2022 – The Devon Horse Show & Country Fair is excited to announce that the $250,000 Devon Sapphire Grand Prix CSI4* will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN3 at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, June 2, and will be available on-demand to over 100 million broadband users in the United States thanks to a partnership between the United Sates Equestrian Federation (USEF) and ESPN3. Drawing a star-studded lineup of top show jumping athletes, this thrilling event is a must-watch for all equestrian enthusiasts!
“Beginning in the 1990’s, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair was broadcast on ESPN for several years. USEF is pleased to partner with ESPN to bring equestrian sport once again to a broader audience on ESPN3. USEF is committed to partnering with mainstream platforms like ESPN to expand the visibility of equestrian sport and working with organizers of USEF licensed competitions to achieve this goal.” said Bill Moroney, Chief Executive Officer of US Equestrian.
Equestrians of all ages compete year-round at USEF licensed competitions to qualify for the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair and compete at this famed venue, “Where Champions Meet.” The $250,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon is the premiere jumping competition of the ten-day event, featuring top Olympic and championship level athlete-and-horse combinations vying for top honors in the famed Dixon Oval arena.
The 126th anniversary of the popular and prestigious Devon Horse Show and Country Fair will be live streamed and available with exclusive coverage on USEF Network from May 26 through June 5. Watch live, for free with a USEF Fan account or take 40 percent-off a subscriber membership with promo code Devon22. Coverage on USEF Network will include traditional hunter and jumper competitions, arena eventing, as well as Saddlebred, driving, exciting exhibitions and more. To learn more and register for a USEF Fan or Subscriber membership, visit www.usef.org/join-usef.