Devon, PA – May 23, 2016 – The 120th Annual Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, just days away from getting underway for the 2016 season, will be featuring a full slate of equestrian action, including the all-new FEI Open Jumper division with a huge boost in prize money, the best professional hunter competition in America, the American Saddlebreds in all their glory, the majestic Coaching division and exhibitions that will thrill the entire family. It all kicks off on Thursday with the traditional Junior Weekend, featuring the top young riders in the nation going head to head in hunters, jumpers and equitation, all leading up to the Ronnie Mutch Equitation Championship.
On hand to bring coverage of this prestigious horse show to the world will be the USEF Network, planning wall to wall coverage of the show from the famed Dixon Oval and in the Gold Ring.
The Devon Horse Show is ‘Where Champions Meet,’ and the USEF Network will have it all. For more information, visit their website at http://www.usefnetwork.com/.
The USEF Network has begun expanding its role as the leading distribution hub for equestrian sport. In addition to showcasing premier equestrian competitions, including Devon, Old Salem Horse Show, and the Split Rock Jumping Tour, the USEF Network is exploring ways to bring more entertaining and educational content to its audience. This continued evolution reflects the USEF Network’s growing popularity and the demand for increased access to equestrian sport across a variety of platforms.
The USEF Network has also experienced great success in providing interactive and behind-the-scenes content to fans via social media, in tandem with the live and on-demand coverage of events.
Bringing more diversity and enthusiasm to an already proven platform, the USEF Network will incorporate new and existing partners in equestrian sport. Such partners include ShowNet, LLC, who will play a key role in delivering all 10 days of the prestigious competition from the Gold Ring and the Dixon Oval at the Devon Horse Show and County Fair. Last year, the live stream from the Devon Horse Show reached 57 countries, creating an international audience for the world-class event.
In 2015, the USEF Network brought equestrian sport to fans across the globe by broadcasting over 100 days of livestreaming, garnering 4.5 million unique page views, and providing over 3,250 hours of on-demand coverage. Competitions broadcast on the USEF Network benefit from increased exposure to an expansive and passionate fan base through the livestreams, on-demand coverage, and content pushed out to 82,000 registered fans and 445,000 social media followers.
Look for the webcasts beginning on Thursday, May 26 and continuing through the entirety of the 2016 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, ending on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
For information on the Devon Horse Show, visit the website at: http://www.devonhorseshow.net/.
For tickets to this year’s show: http://www.devonhorseshow.net/tickets/dhs-tickets/.
For exhibitor information, visit: http://www.devonhorseshow.net/exhibitors/.