Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dressage at Devon Hosts Largest Open Breed Show in the World

Devon, PA (August 10, 2017) – Dressage at Devon (, taking place September 26 to October 1, features the largest open breed show in the world and takes place during the first three days of the show (September 26 to 28). The Breed Show features the future stars of the dressage world, from colts and fillies born this year and young horses up to 3 years of age.  Horses age 4 and older are shown in hand and under saddle as well.
 “We are very proud to be able to continue to host the largest open breed show in the world,” said Melanie Sloyer, Chair of the Breed Show. “In addition to our age-based classes, our popular Individual Breed Classes showcases more than 20 breeds with a wide variety some lesser known and rare breeds seldom seen in other venues. Plus this year we are happy to welcome the Dales Pony.”
Breeds in the 2017 line up include:
  • Akhal-Teke
  • American Saddlebred
  • Andalusian
  • Appaloosa
  • Arabian
    • Purebred Arabian
    • Half Arabian
  • Dales Pony
  • Danish Warmblood
  • Drum Horse
  • Friesian
  • Georgian Grande
  • Haflinger
  • Hanovarian
  • Iberian Horse
  • Irish Draught Horse
  • ISR-Oldenburg
  • Knabstrupper
  • Lipizzan
  • Lusitano
  • Oldenburg (GOV)
  • Paint Horse
  • Thoroughbred
For more information, or to enter, visit
About Dressage at Devon
Dressage at Devon ( has been a premier North American Equestrian event since its founding in 1975.  It combines world-class dressage competition and the world’s largest open breed show with the international Fall Festival show and special activities for the entire family.  The six-day event attracts hundreds of riders from around the world and thousands of spectators.  Dressage at Devon is a 501(c) (3) PA non-profit organization, benefitting equine education.

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