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.
For sponsorship opportunities in class, division, or section contact Elly VandeMerkt, director of events, at (610) 954-0550 or email email@example.com.
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
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Road
Prize List and Exhibitor Information:
New This Year – $50,000 Arena Eventing Class
Approximately 900 permanent stalls Many barns renovated within the last 5 years
Restroom facilities with showers
Limited parking is available for spectators at the Main Lot on Dorset Road across from the Main Entrance.
From Philadelphia International Airport
Follow signs to I-95 South and follow I-95 South approximately 5 miles. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
From the Northeast
Follow I-95 South. Look for I-476 approximately 5 miles South of the Philadelphia
International Airport. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting.
Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
From the South
Follow I-95 North toward Philadelphia. Once you’ve crossed into Delaware, keep right and take I-495 North via exit 5D toward Port of Wilmington / Philadelphia. Follow for I-495 North and merge onto I-95 North (Crossing into Pennsylvania). Follow I-95 North to I-476 North. Take I-476 N via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
From the East
Follow the Schuylkill Expressway / I-76 West to I-476 South. Merge onto I-476 South via exit 331A on the left toward Chester. Follow I-476 South for approximately 2 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
From the West
Follow the Pennsylvania Turnpike / I-76 E toward Philadelphia. Take exit 326 toward Valley Forge. Stay in right lane after the tolls. Merge onto US-202 South via exit 328A toward West Chester. Follow US-202 South for approximately 2 miles. Take the PA-252 North exit toward Devon. Make a left onto Valley Forge Road / PA-252. Continue to follow Valley Forge Road for approximately .5 miles and make a slight right turn onto Devon State Road. Follow Devon State road for approximately 1 mile until you reach a dead end. Make a left onto Old Lancaster Road and then an immediate right onto Waterloo Road. Turn left on to Lancaster Avenue / US-30 East and the Devon Horse Show will be on your right within .2 miles.
Devon Horse Show Office
PO Box 865, Devon, PA 19333
Devon Horse Show Office
(GPS and UPS & FedEx Deliveries, not for US Postal Service)
23 Dorset Road, Devon, PA 19333
Devon Horse Show Entries
PO Box 158, Devon, PA 19333
Devon Country Fair Office
PO Box 925, Southeastern, PA 19399
Box Seating & Ticket Office
PO Box 742, Devon, PA 19333
Advertising – (610) 964-0550 x 222
Box Holders – (610) 688-2554
Devon Country Fair – (610) 525-2533
Devon Fall Classic – (610) 964-0550
Entries – (610) 964-2723
Fax – (610) 964-1608
Feed Orders – (610) 964-8407
Facility Rental – (610) 964-0550
Horse Show Office – (610) 964-0550
Lost & Found – (610) 688-1312 (during show only)
Sponsorship – (610) 964-0550 x 211
Stable Office – (610) 688-2665
Tickets and Tables – (610) 688-2554
Horse Show – (610) 964-0550 x 222
Country Fair – (610) 525-2533
To date, volunteers have raised over $14,000,000 for Bryn Mawr Hospital
Ring dimensions and footing:
Dixon Oval: 325′ x 150′
Gold Ring: 300′ x 130′
The Dixon Oval, Gold Ring, and the Schooling Area all have state of the art all weather footing by Equestrian Services International.
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