Tuesday, May. 28, 2024

Spectacular Jumping Efforts, Plentiful Praise And A Troll: Favorite Moments From 2017 Devon Junior Weekend



Devon, Pa.—May 30

Each year the dates for the Devon Horse Show are carefully documented into many riders’ show schedules. With it’s iconic blue grandstands, ferris wheel, delicious fudge and lemon sticks, it’s a destination event every year.


We’ve got all of the championship action from the show, but take a look back at some of our favorite images from the junior competition.

Emma Kurtz’s large junior mounts Dedication (left) and Due West nosed one another following the awards. Photo by Kimberly Loushin

Gayfields Talladega Knight showed beautiful form in the pony jumpers for Audrey Schulze. Photo by Kimberly Loushin

After dressing as a troll to participate in the pony hunt teams, Augusta Iwasaki had to rush over to the Dixon Oval to receive her junior hunter awards without time to change. Photo by Kimberly Loushin

Playlist jumped out of his skin for Eliza Bienstock in the junior hunters. Photo by Kimberly Loushin

Caitlyn Connors couldn’t keep a smile off her face after jumping a clear round in the junior jumpers with Boleybawn Perfection. Photo by Kimberly Loushin

The person who said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend clearly didn’t have a pony! Gabrielle Roderick couldn’t help but show love to her Hidden Springs Woodstar when she captured second in the large pony hunter stake class. Photo by Laura Lemon

iFlirt flashed some serious moves with rider Samatha Tackas in the small ponies. Photo by Laura Lemon

Grumpy pony? Not for Stars Above who happily snapped her knees for Erica Van Dyken. Photo by Laura Lemon

Remember your rein length! Photo by Laura Lemon

Studying the course too. Photo by Laura Lemon

To see all of the Chronicle’s coverage from the Devon Horse Show, click here. And make sure to read the June 19 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse for more in-depth coverage from Devon.




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