Devon, Pa. – January 31, 2022 – The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is proud to announce that the prize list for its 2022 event is now available online. Kicking off on Thursday, May 26, and running through Sunday, June 5, the historic show will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary with almost $1 million in prize money. Each year, the Devon Horse Show unites top equestrians from a variety of disciplines as they compete for a spot in the winner’s circle in the famed Dixon Oval.
Known for being the place “Where Champions Meet,” the Devon Horse Show has been a can’t-miss event for riders since its inception in 1896. As always, this year’s event will feature Show Jumping, Equitation, Hunters, Eventing, Saddlebred, Hackney, Breeding and Coaching divisions for all to enjoy. All necessary documents for the 2022 Devon Horse Show, including the prize list, stabling information, feed and bedding forms as well as tentative time schedules and so much more are available to exhibitors online here.
One of many highlight events, the Devon Open Jumper Section has expanded its prizes and awards. The section will invite 30 elite Open Jumper athletes to compete in classes such as the $37,000 Main Line Challenge, the $37,000 Devon International Speed Stake, the $50,000 Jet Run Devon Welcome Stake and the $74,000 Idle Dice Open Jumper Stake. The Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon will be the main event, offering $250,000 in prize money. With a FEI CSI4* ranking, athletes competing in any of these events will be eligible to acquire world ranking points.
In addition, the Devon Horse Show is widely recognized for its world-class hunter competition and will once again be hosting a variety of hunter divisions with a US Equestrian (USEF) Premier hunter rating. The country’s top hunter riders will compete for the coveted title in the popular $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by the Wheeler family, on Thursday, June 2.
The Devon Horse Show will also welcome bak the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing class, featuring a blend of cross-country and stadium jumps that will be open to 30 of the nation’s top athletes.
Electronic entry service for the 2022 Devon Horse Show will be available soon through our partner, Show Management System. The closing date for entries for hunters, equitation, local hunters, coaching and all jumper sections is Monday, April 4, while entries for hunter breeding and pony hunter breeding are open through Monday, April 25. Entries for Saddlebred, Hackney, harness, roadster, and coaching and driving close on Monday, May 2.
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair continues to monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic, and will follow federal and state guidelines as well as USEF rules to ensure the safety of all involved throughout the 2022 event.