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Devon Horse Show

May 30, 2015

Sternlicht Enjoys A Triumphant Return To Devon

Devon, Pa.—May 30 

Adrienne Sternlicht hasn’t competed at Devon since her years riding ponies, and during her first trip back, she blazed around the Dixon Oval with Quidam MB to take top call in the $20,000 Show Jumping Hall Of Fame Amateur-Owner Classic.

That added to their win in yesterday’s accumulator made them the amateur-owner jumper champions.

“It’s just amazing the amount of spectators we get, and people are so excited and I think it adds a little bit of pressure and a little intensity,” said Sternlicht.

May 30, 2015

Katie Robinson Has Fun In Devon

Devon, Pa.—May 30 

“I had so much fun!” Katie Robinson exclaimed as she exited the Dixon Oval laden with a handful of awards. She had so much loot that she had a hard time holding onto everything, and she had to stop a couple of times to pick up a dropped ribbon.

She topped three of five classes with Amarillo giving her the amateur-owner, 36 and over, championship and the grand amateur-owner award. While the flowing ribbons and shining plates and trophies are certainly exciting, the most important part for Robinson was that she had the time of her life.

May 28, 2015

Youth Rules The Night As Kelli Cruciotti Tops The $100,000 Sapphire Grand Prix Of Devon

Devon, Pa.—May 28  

“I was kind of like a kid in the candy store like ‘Oh, I’ve got my white pants on.’ I’ve always dreamed about doing a class like this in front of this many people. To have such a great result is a dream come true!” Kelli Cruciotti said about getting ready for the $100,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon.

The 17-year-old rode in her first grand prix ever two weeks before. Last week, she graduated from high school. And she was taking to the ring with the likes of Olympians and veterans McLain Ward and Peter Leone.

May 28, 2015

The Answer Says Yes To The Devon Derby

Devon, Pa.--May 28  

Maggie Jayne had better get her sister Haylie a nice baby shower gift. When Haylie found out she was pregnant this spring, she turned the reins of The Answer over to Maggie. And then Maggie promptly rode him to the win in the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at Devon.

“She was watching on the computer and was texting me. She was hysterical, she was so excited. She told me, ‘It’s the hormones!’ She’s very supportive,” Maggie said of Haylie. “This is my fourth show with him. He’s a blast! He tries really hard and he’s a lot of fun.”

May 27, 2015

Mindful Makes Devon His Own With Grand Hunter Championship

Devon, Pa.—May 27  

“Congratulations again!” called out a spectator over the fence rail to Kelley Farmer after she collected yet another blue ribbon at Devon with Mindful.

“Thanks!” Farmer replied. “He’s an unbelievable horse.”

May 27, 2015

Amateurs Like Us: Caroline Johnson Has Gone From 4-H To Devon With Distance

Caroline Johnson stood at the in-gate of the Dixon Oval at Devon, towel tucked in her back pocket and heart in her throat as her horse Distance trotted into the ring to show in the first year green division with Joey Barley aboard.

“It was a little surreal. Seeing her on the Jumbotron playing over the ring was cool. I thought to myself, ‘She actually looks like all these other horses that are here! She fits in,’” Johnson said.

May 26, 2015

Seven Open Hunters Making Headlines At Devon

Devon, Pa.—May 26  

It's not hard to fall in love with the gorgeous hunters showing off in the Dixon Oval, and on a day full of five different open hunter divisions, there were lots of stunners who caught the eye (and impressed the judges!). Here are a few...


May 25, 2015

Olney Phunny Bones Wins Devon Shetland Pony Steeplechase In Wire-To-Wire Run

Devon, Pa.—May 25  

They might be one of the newest traditions at the Devon Horse Show, but they're also one of the most popular. The children and ponies of U.S. Pony Racing took the Dixon Oval for two races in the WIHS Shetland Pony Championship Races on May 24 and 25 during Devon, madly dashing with fluffy manes a'flying around two circuits of the ring with jumps and then a stretch run down the middle of the ring.

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