Devon Horse Show and Country Fair to be more exciting than ever with nummeous Olympians competing
- March 1, 2019
- By Staff Writers
DEVON, Pa.--The 123rd Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, May 23 to June 2, promises to be even more exciting than ever! Here are some highlights:
Thursday, May 23 is being dubbed: COMMUNITY NIGHT, with evening activities in the picnic grove focused on area high school booster clubs, special appearance by the Eagles cheerleaders as well as great food and even a special raffle for all those purchasing a Derby Book.
The Dixon Oval will be taken over by the 3rd Annual Dog contest presented by What a Good Dog.
This year they will also be presenting the very special Halo Awards (check out the website for more information and entries effective March 15th).
Kids will love a new Afternoon Tea Party to be held on May 25th in the picnic grove as well as the ever popular Itty Bitty Hat Parade on June 2nd.
Another kids favorite is the Pony Hunt Teams on May 25th .
Course design is always a focus and this year will be even more so as Guilherme Jorge of Brazil is designing the Jumper course.
His design of the 2018 Olympic Games jumper course was great for all those to watch and enjoy.
Capital Mark Phillips is returning to design the ever popular course for Arena Eventing on Sunday, May 26th (private VIP tables are available in the Devon Club for a perfect view!).
In 2018 Prize Money continues to increase and attracts more top tier show jumpers each year - six Olympians competed in 2018.
The prize list is available on the website.
While exhibitions are still being finalized, it has been confirmed that the fast and fun Border Collies will be doing a demonstration on Friday, May 24th!
Keep checking the website www.devonhorseshow.org for more updates!