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  • Dressage at Devon

    So who is going? I will be volunteering again this year.
    you look vaguely familiar.

    "And somewhere -- wherever the racing gods live -- there was unabated laughter at this comeuppance. Karma's a Witch, babe, and so is the Triple Crown. "

  • #2
    I am riding in the 5 year old gelding/stallion materiale and 5 year old suitability on Wednesday. I am looking forward to it.

    Seems like entries dont look as full as last year. Anyone else think this? Economy?


    • #3
      I'll be there Saturday and Sunday...I am in box M130 in the main grandstand, behind B. Stop by and say Hi!


      • #4
        i'll be there saturday i don't know what the ticket said-- i think an all day pass and reserved seat for sat night? not sure what that means, but definitely looking forward to going! the last time i went was when i was working for a trainer so i got to be behind the scenes and see the stabling and all of that stuff.

        ETA-- forgot to add, my sister (marta) will also be there with me. we'll try to stop by and say hi DQonaDraft
        Last edited by ania; Sep. 11, 2009, 10:48 AM. Reason: more info


        • #5
          I'm going with a couple of ladies from my barn Saturday and Sunday. We purchased the reserved seats for Saturday night and Sunday daytime. For Saturday, the website says:

          Each ticket provides individual admission to the show grounds for one day and one assigned seat for the Saturday Evening Session.

          So, can I assume that we don't need to buy seperate day tickets for Saturday?


          • #6
            I'm going for the very first time! Our GMO got a package deal together with a limo bus down on Saturday morning, tickets to Saturday night, a night at a hotel, tickets for Sunday (which I'm sure will be spent browsing/ shopping!) and limo bus back Sunday afternoon. I'm super excited. Any tips for a newbie like me?


            • #7
              I'll be there Wednesday to Sunday, I love Devon. My trainer is riding my horse at 4th level Sat and Sun. Doing the dry weather dance!


              • #8
                The horse in your profile pic is gorgeous

                Originally posted by TMPF View Post
                I'll be there Wednesday to Sunday, I love Devon. My trainer is riding my horse at 4th level Sat and Sun. Doing the dry weather dance!


                • #9
                  I'll be there Tues, Wed, Thurs and Sat
                  "As soon as you're born you start dyin'
                  So you might as well have a good time"


                  • #10
                    We will be there from Monday afternoon through Sunday. We have threen the breed and a 4 yr old in the FEI YH.

                    Maryanna Haymon
                    2007 USEF Breeder of the Year!
                    Maryanna Haymon- Marydell Farm - Home to Don Principe & Doctor Wendell MF
                    2012 USDF Champion Breeder! 2007, 2011 USEF Champ Breeder
                    2009,2010,2011 USDF Res Breeder of the Year!


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by LD1129 View Post
                      The horse in your profile pic is gorgeous
                      That is him at Devon with my trainer they won the FEI 4 year old test in 2006.


                      • #12
                        I'll be there photographing Friday through Sunday. My 28th year at Devon!
                        Photos & Commissioned Paintings


                        • #13
                          I'll be there with TMPF & others Wednesday through Sunday. My trainer is riding my pony in the 6 year old FEI Young Horse class Thursday evening. TM, will you be photographing the Young Horse classes? Gotta love Devon!


                          • #14
                            We will be there as well, with a 3 year old filly, a 5 year old gelding (see you in the ring, LD1129) and my GP gelding ( he made it to Devon in his first year showing at GP, something I am rather proud of).

                            Alinera2 - I too LOVE Devon - there just is nothing like the athmosphere there and I can't wait to see your boy again :-)
                            TMPF - Your boy AND your trainer rock !
                            Perfection is not attainable, but when we chase perfection, we can catch excellence - Vince Lombardi



                            • #15
                              I will be there Weds through Sun grooming for my trainer going PSG and I1! My first time going, very excited!


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by elly View Post
                                We will be there as well, with a 3 year old filly, a 5 year old gelding (see you in the ring, LD1129) and my GP gelding ( he made it to Devon in his first year showing at GP, something I am rather proud of).

                                Alinera2 - I too LOVE Devon - there just is nothing like the athmosphere there and I can't wait to see your boy again :-)
                                TMPF - Your boy AND your trainer rock !

                                Congrats Elly that is quite an accomplishment, the "BBs" will be there to cheer you on, also it will be good chat with you again!


                                • #17
                                  I'll be there too, on most days with friends. I also have a box. I hope to be there in 2 years with my now 2 year old and do the 4 Year Old Test and under saddle classes.
                                  Last edited by Maude; Sep. 13, 2009, 09:26 AM.


                                  • #18
                                    Spectators this year-- hope to be competitors next year with our Foxwin "golden cross" siblings! One stallion, one gelding, and one filly!


                                    • #19
                                      I assume you are the one that usually rides Foxcry Nicodemus at Devon. I love love love watching him show!

                                      Originally posted by elly View Post
                                      We will be there as well, with a 3 year old filly, a 5 year old gelding (see you in the ring, LD1129) and my GP gelding ( he made it to Devon in his first year showing at GP, something I am rather proud of).

                                      Alinera2 - I too LOVE Devon - there just is nothing like the athmosphere there and I can't wait to see your boy again :-)
                                      TMPF - Your boy AND your trainer rock !
                                      Last edited by LD1129; Sep. 12, 2009, 11:42 AM.


                                      • #20
                                        I will be there from Thursday to Sunday cheering on all our Canadian riders. Of course my coach is not going this year! She is taking her GP horse to Europe for some exposure on the Fall tour. Every time I go to Devon...she doesn't! "Murphy's Law" lol! A lot of my old coaches are showing though so it will be a blast as always!!
                                        "Don't make be BEG dahling...
                                        you KNOW I won't do it!" Edna Mode