Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Don't Miss Dressage at Devon Horse Show!

September 25th through 30th. 

Includes the largest open breed show in the world Tuesday through Thursday.

Stenagers Welina, Grand Champion of the Devon breed show in 2016. She is a 2009 Danish Warmblood mare by Wilkens out of Stenagers Santana/Sandro Hit. She was bred by Bjarne & May-Britt Cristensen and owned by Nancy Radtke.

  • 23 breeds represented in the Individual Breed Classes (including rare and endangered breeds) on Tuesday followed by the Parade of Breeds 
Wednesday and Thursday
  • The babies are out. See this year's foals (with their moms) plus older equines and pick your favorite for the Filly Championship, the Colt Championship, Foal Championship, Stallion Championship and Mare Champion
  • Meet your next champion at the Grand Championships on Thursday (look for the green tag on their bridle indicating that they are a sale prospect
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Together for the first time! Special exhibitions by Governor General's Horse Guard, the longest running cavalry unit in Canada and First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, the oldest running cavalry unit in the US – authentic 18th century uniforms and special exhibitions based on actual cavalry maneuvers. Plus officers from area mounted troops. 
  • Friday – Start of the performance division and Ladies Hat Day - Friday with judging mid-day. All ladies with hats (no baseball caps please) will be admitted free. Great prizes!
  • Magnificent Freestyles will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Watch the Grand Prix Musical Freestyle Saturday night 
  • Friday – Sunday Dressage with the Experts will begin on Friday and continue throughout the weekend.
  • Saturday Adult Amateurs - have a conversation with Lisa Schmidt, founder of Adult Amateur Dressage Access. Saturday, 9:30 in the picnic area behind The Pub
  • And speaking of The Pub, a large screen tv will be available for all customers.
  • Sunday Dressage Explorers - activities for kids all day Sunday. Plus a meet n' greed with the Cavalry members and mounted police
  • Sunday morning - Bring your leashed (no retractable leashes), under-control pet to the Blessing of the Animals, 11:00 am on Sunday in the Dixon Oval.
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