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Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Expecting Record Attendance

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, always a huge family favorite, is expecting record attendance in 2015.
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May 16, 2015 - If advance ticket sales are any indication, this year's Devon Horse Show and Country Fair might be the best attended of any show in recent memory. This year's show, just days away now, is scheduled for May 21 - May 31, 2015 at the famed Devon show grounds on Lancaster Avenue.

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, always a huge family favorite, is expecting record attendance in 2015 | Photo Copyright Phelps Media Group

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, always a huge family favorite, is expecting record attendance in 2015 | Photo Copyright Phelps Media Group

This year's show begins with the highly competitive Junior Weekend and rolls right into a full week of action at the Dixon Oval, highlighted by the newly named Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon on Thursday night. Classes include the high stepping American Saddlebreds, the popular and beautiful Coaching division, the professional hunters and so much more.

According to Show President, Rich O'Donnell, it's the tradition of the Devon Horse Show that brings people back year after year. "The Devon Horse Show is a family affair for so many. Each year we see the children and now the grandchildren of folks that have attended the show," he said. "We are very excited for this year's event. In addition to the great competition, I think people will be very excited to see how beautiful the grounds look this year. Our team has been hard at work to make sure this year's show is the best ever. I think spectators, in particular, will enjoy the all new Devon Club, a great new place to watch and enjoy the competition."

There are still tickets available and they are easily purchased. Check out the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair website for details:
http://www.devonhorseshow.net/tickets/dhs-tickets/

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is the longest running and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the United States. With the grandeur of Philadelphia's prestigious Main Line setting the stage, the event features a world-class field that annually ranks among the most prominent internationally. The event also includes the Country Fair that offers world class shopping, rides and games for kids, multiple dining options and special entertainment events.

Part of the huge standing room only crowd for the Thursday night main event at the Devon Horse Show | Photo Copyright Phelps Media Group

Part of the huge standing room only crowd for the Thursday night main event at the Devon Horse Show | Photo Copyright Phelps Media Group

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Fast Facts

Young Devonaires Auction:
The Young Devonaires will host their Annual Auction! Come check it out online at: www.devonhorseshow.org and during the show. Bid on stalls, a box for the Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon and so much more. Auction start date coming soon!

What:
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is the longest running and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the United States. With the grandeur of Philadelphia's prestigious Main Line setting the stage, the event features a world-class field that annually ranks among the most prominent internationally. The event also includes the Country Fair that office world class shopping, rides and games for kids, multiple dining options and special entertainment events. 

When:
May 21 - May 31, 2015

Where:
Devon Horse Show Grounds
23 Dorset Road
Devon, PA

Prize List and Exhibitor Information:
http://www.devonhorseshow.net/exhibitors/exhibitors-info/

Stabling:
Approximately 900 permanent stalls Many barns renovated within the last 5 years
Restroom facilities with showers

Parking:
Limited parking is available for spectators at the Main Lot on Dorset Road across from the Main Entrance.

Directions:
From Philadelphia International Airport
Follow signs to I-95 South and follow I-95 South approximately 5 miles. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.

From the Northeast
Follow I-95 South. Look for I-476 approximately 5 miles South of the Philadelphia
International Airport. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting.
Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.

From the South
Follow I-95 North toward Philadelphia. Once you've crossed into Delaware, keep right and take I-495 North via exit 5D toward Port of Wilmington / Philadelphia. Follow for I-495 North and merge onto I-95 North (Crossing into Pennsylvania). Follow I-95 North to I-476 North. Take I-476 N via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.

From the East
Follow the Schuylkill Expressway / I-76 West to I-476 South. Merge onto I-476 South via exit 331A on the left toward Chester. Follow I-476 South for approximately 2 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.

From the West
Follow the Pennsylvania Turnpike / I-76 E toward Philadelphia. Take exit 326 toward Valley Forge. Stay in right lane after the tolls. Merge onto US-202 South via exit 328A toward West Chester. Follow US-202 South for approximately 2 miles. Take the PA-252 North exit toward Devon. Make a left onto Valley Forge Road / PA-252. Continue to follow Valley Forge Road for approximately .5 miles and make a slight right turn onto Devon State Road. Follow Devon State road for approximately 1 mile until you reach a dead end. Make a left onto Old Lancaster Road and then an immediate right onto Waterloo Road. Turn left on to Lancaster Avenue / US-30 East and the Devon Horse Show will be on your right within .2 miles.

Mail: 
Devon Horse Show Office
PO Box 865, Devon, PA 19333

Devon Horse Show Office
(GPS and UPS & FedEx Deliveries, not for US Postal Service) 23 Dorset Road, Devon, PA 19333

Devon Horse Show Entries
PO Box 158, Devon, PA 19333

Devon Country Fair Office
PO Box 925, Southeastern, PA 19399

Box Seating & Ticket Office
PO Box 742, Devon, PA 19333

Information:
Advertising - (610) 964-0550 x 222
Box Holders - (610) 688-2554
Devon Country Fair - (610) 525-2533
Devon Fall Classic - (610) 964-0550
Entries - (610) 964-2723
Fax - (610) 964-1608
Feed Orders - (610) 964-8407
Facility Rental - (610) 964-0550
Horse Show Office - (610) 964-0550

Information Booth:
Lost & Found - (610) 688-1312 (during show only)
Sponsorship - (610) 964-0550 x 211
Stable Office - (610) 688-2665
Tickets and Tables - (610) 688-2554

Vendors:
Horse Show - (610) 964-0550 x 222
Country Fair - (610) 525-2533

Website:
www.devonhorseshow.org

Charity Partner:
To date, volunteers have raised over $14,000,000 for Bryn Mawr Hospital

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Chris Wightman
cwightman@devonhorseshow.org

Ring dimensions and footing:
Dixon Oval: 325' x 150'
Gold Ring: 300' x 130'
The Dixon Oval, Gold Ring, and the Schooling Area all have state of the art all weather footing by Equestrian Services International.

Management:
David Distler
Peter Doubleday

Media Contact:
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12230 Forest Hill Blvd.
Suite 214
Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 (phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)
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