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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Devon brings together top equestrians from a variety of disciplines

DEVON, Pa.--Kicking off May 24, 2018 and running through June 3, 2018, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair will once again bring together top equestrians from a variety of disciplines.

Devon Prize listThe event will feature classes in the jumper, equitation, hunters, eventing Saddlebred, hackney and coaching divisions for spectators and the local community to enjoy.

In one major highlight of the event, the Devon Open Jumper Section has expanded its prize money to feature $475,000 in possible earnings.

The section will select only 30 of elite open jumper riders and will host classes such as the $35,000 Devon International Speed Stake, the $50,000 Jet Run Devon Welcome Stake and the $70,000 Idle Dice Open Jumper Stake.

The Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon will be a highlight event of the show offering $250,000 in winning prize money and celebrating its 40th year running.

All classes will have FEI CSI4* ranking and athletes competing in any of those events will be eligible to acquire world-ranking points.

The Devon Horse Show is recognized for its world-class hunter events and will once again be hosting a variety of hunter divisions, all with a USEF Premier hunter rating.

The country's top hunter riders will compete for the winning title in the popular $25,000 USHJA Hunter Derby, sponsored by the Wheeler family.

For the second year in a row, the Devon Horse Show will host the $50,000 Arena Eventing Class featuring a blend of cross-country jumps and stadium jumps, open to 40 of the country's top athletes.

Family activities will be hosted in coordination with the show, including the Dog Show at the Horse Show event taking place the evening of May 24. All participants will ribbon and classes include fun activities such as the K9 stake and the Devon costume class.

To learn more about the 2018 Devon Horse Show, please visit DevonHorseShow.net.

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