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Why Go To The Devon Horse Show


In my opinion, no matter what you ride or how you ride, The Devon Horse Show is one show you must make an effort to attend.  

Devon, PA is off the mainline near Philadelphia, PA.  What is the mainline?  It's the train track that runs West out of the city.  Once a way to escape the city, now a suburb to the city. 


The Devon Horse Show started in the 1800's as a horse sale or as a horse bragging contest.  Farmers would breed their best horses and bring them to the Devon Horse Show  to sell.  Eventually it became a family destination, giving families a reprieve from the farm and a chance to have a little  fun.  

Today, The Devon Horse Show runs for 10 days, starting the Thursday before Memorial Day.  The "Horseshow" has lead line, carriage competitions, high stake jumping, junior jumping, Shetland pony races, and Saddlebred competitions.  

The country fair has Lady's Hat Day, strolling banjo players, dog contests, barn tours, tea sandwiches, carnival food and FABULOUS shopping.  All benefiting the Bryn Mawr hospital.  

If you haven't been yet, you put it on your travel list.

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Back to School Fashion

Back to school means something different for everyone. For some, it’s time to show off your new look and sun kissed tans. Others may be debuting new wardrobe or accessory additions and some see back to school as the perfect time to turn heads in the PTA.No matter who you are, the “back to school” [...]

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Caracol Jewelry Gift Sets

Blue Topaz Jewelry Gift SetThis particular stone is fitting for the holiday season since it is the birthstone for the month of December. It also makes a perfect gift for the woman you love as a symbol of both love and affection. The set features sterling silver post earrings with a cushion cut blue topaz stone [...]

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An Equestrian Christmas Wish List

Holiday shopping can be a struggle when you can’t quite decide what to get everyone. We’ve compiled a few lists of our favorite and most popular items to help make your holiday shopping a little easier. Below you’ll find four different lists, each with our top five product picks for each category. The first is [...]

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You're Invited to Emmanuel Episcopal Christmas Shops

It may still be Fall but it’s never too early to get started on all of your holiday shopping. Continue to celebrate this season, while planning ahead for the next with Caracol Silver at the Emmanuel Episcopal Christmas Shops in Middleburg, Virginia. There will be twenty-five curated vendors in attendance offering a range of high [...]

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Horse Lovers and Movie Buffs - Why Caracol Silver Creates Equestrian Jewelry

Horse lovers and movie buffs both had a reason to hit the theaters this year with the release of, “Harry and Snowman”, the true Cinderella story for horse and rider. Many of us live and breathe the equestrian life. Others marvel at the magnificent feats that horse and rider can accomplish together.Horses have become an industry, a [...]

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Introducing The Gretchie

It’s wonderful to travel to many of the same shows, year after year, and build real friendships with the people we meet. Gretchen has been a friend, and customer of ours, for the past eight years. She visits us every Spring for the Devon Horse Show to chat, hang out, and add on to her Caracol jewelry collection. This year, [...]

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Rolex: Four Days of Eventing Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park

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IEA National Finals Kicks Off at Kentucky Horse Park

First established in 2002, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, “introduces students in private and public middle and secondary schools to equestrian sports and promotes and improves the quality of equestrian competition and instruction”.If you’re new to IEA, this is how it works:Local barns, public schools, and private schools, are able to create their own IEA team in either Hunt Seat [...]

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