Taking A Moment: Favorite Photos From The 2017 Devon Horse Show

Jun 5, 2017 - 4:48 PM

The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is an gorgeous venue with so many moments of great sport. If you’re holding a camera, it’s like being a kid in a candy store—beautiful images are everywhere.

You can read all of the Chronicle’s coverage of Devon—the $225,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon, the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, the open hunters, the amateur-owner hunters, and more. But also check out some of our reporters’ favorite photos from the week:

Virtue, the horse Lexi Wedemeyer rode in the green conformation division, had a captivating eye. Photo by Molly Sorge
Grand prix night at Devon always has a very special atmosphere, with packed stands under the lights. Photo by Molly Sorge
VDL Wizard and Callan Solem took a moment before starting on course in the $225,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon. Photo by Molly Sorge
Tracy Fenney and MTM Como No dug in for the gallop to the finish in the $50,000 Devon Welcome Stake. Photo by Molly Sorge
Kaitlyn Van Konynenburg thanked Wish List for a great trip to Devon, including sixth place in the amateur-owner hunter, 18-35, stakes. Photo by Mollie Bailey
Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me galloped on during the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing. Photo by Molly Sorge
Sarah Wood gave Witte Van Bost Z a huge pat after their clean first round in the adult amateur jumper classic. They eventually ended up in ninth in the class. Photo by Molly Sorge
The grooms for the Saddlebreds at Devon all had plenty of work to do keeping their long tails clean and tangle-free. Photo by Mollie Bailey
Boy Blue jumped to seventh place for Tara Corr in the $20,000 Show Jumping Hall Of Fame Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic. Photo by Mollie Bailey
Cascade gazed out into the Dixon Oval before his $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby round with Amanda Steege. Photo by Molly Sorge
Sandy Ferrell celebrated her 3’9″ green hunter championship with Because. Photo by Molly Sorge
Jennie Brannigan had a huge smile after her two rounds in the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing on Cambalda, where they placed second. Photo by Molly Sorge
Technicolor jumped amazingly for Lindsay Maxwell in the amateur-owner hunter, 18-35, division. Photo by Mollie Bailey
Hannah Satterlund and Apollo had consistent rounds at Devon as they competed in the low amateur-owner, 18-35, division. Photo by Mollie Bailey
This photo from the $225,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon is vintage Rothchild, with his determined face, less-than-huntery knees and McLain Ward’s perfect equitation. Photo by Molly Sorge
Laura Beth Strong was delighted with Parlay’s third place ribbon in the green conformation hunter stake class. Photo by Molly Sorge
The many vendors at Devon kept their wares looking perfect. Photo by Mollie Bailey
Stranger 30 and Andrew Ramsay jumped in the mist in the $50,000 Devon Welcome Stake. Photo by Molly Sorge
Sandlot impressed with this amazing effort in the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby with Katie Cooper aboard. Photo by Molly Sorge
Aizlynn Radwanski thanked Because for a winning amateur-owner hunter, 18-35, round. Photo by Molly Sorge

You can also see Laura Lemon and Kimberly Loushin’s favorite photos from the Devon Junior Weekend here!


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