DEVON, Pa.--The 2020 Devon Horse and Country Fair is closely monitoring information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The safety and welfare of our exhibitors, staff and attendees is our top priority.
Our committee continues to review the communications on this illness issued from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USEF, FEI and other regulatory organizations.
Meanwhile, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (DHSCF) has announced that the prize list and entry forms for its 2020 event are now available online.
KICKING OFF on Thursday, May 21, and running through Sunday, May 31, the historic show will once again unite 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 2020 Devon Horse Show, including the prize list, entry forms, stabling information, feed and bedding form 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 to feature $480,000 in possible earnings.
The section will invite 30 elite open jumper athletes to compete in classes such as the $36,600 Main Line Challenge, the $36,600 Devon International Speed Stake, the $50,000 Jet Run Devon Welcome Stake and the $73,000 Idle Dice Open Jumper Stake.
Celebrating its 42nd year, 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 all with a US Equestrian 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, May 28.
For the third year in a row, the Devon Horse Show will host the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing class, featuring a blend of cross-country and stadium jumps and open to 30 of the nation's top athletes.
Payment and entries can be submitted electronically by visiting entries.showmanagementsystems.com or mailed to the Devon Horse Show at P.O. Box 158, Devon, PA 19333.
The closing date for entries for hunters, equitation, local hunters, coaching and all jumper sections is Monday, March 30, while entries for Saddlebred, Hackney, harness, roadster, driving, hunter breeding and pony hunter breeding close on Monday, April 27.
A number of family activities will also be hosted in coordination with the show, including the Dog Show at the Horse Show event, presented by What A Good Dog, set to take place during the evening of May 21.
There will also be several events that will be a part of the year-long celebration of the Devon Horse Show's upcoming 125th anniversary
Make sure to join us in the Devon Club Suite for the most spectacular views of the show.
The VIP Devon Experience is available for exhibitors, trainers, owners and families, but availability is limited and reservations are required.
To download a copy of the 2020 prize list or to learn more about the 2020 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, please visit DevonHorseShow.net.