August 2018
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Show season is in full swing!

President’s Message

We love Dressage at Devon - but the show would not be possible without you. Our sponsors, vendors and volunteers make it happen.
If you would like to be a part of one of the nation's premier dressage shows, there are a variety of ways you can help. Many are listed below. Please take a few minutes to review this list.

And, if you are already part of Dressage at Devon, THANK YOU! See you in September!


Lori Kaminski
President, Dressage at Devon
Volunteers Needed!

Whether you have a couple of hours or more, we'd love your help. Here's a list of positions - there's something for everyone! Bring a friend!

Hospita lity

DAD requires nearly 200 volunteers to provide various levels of support. As a volunteer to the hospitality committee’ you will help set the tone for a world class experience. We are looking for warm and courteous delegates that share in our enthusiasm to provide courteous and continuous service to a host of international and national judges, announcers, show stewards, veterinarians, audio engineers, competitors, sponsors, vendors, awards committee, and other dedicated professionals that make our show possible!
Volunteers are needed for all shifts and will help manage morning, afternoon and evening service of beverages and light fare. No cooking required.

*Scribe - Writes judges comments on scoresheet. (please check website for requirements)
Runners - from scribe to scorer and from scorer to office.
Steward and Assistant Steward in Dixon and Gold Ring - Oversees rings and warmup to insure safety and smooth flow into and out of the ring. Must have previous experience as a ring steward at a breed show.
Band Check - 1 per ring - Checks armbands of handlers/assistants as they head for ring
White Board - 1 per ring - Keeps whiteboard updated with numbers of horses and their order of go
Dixon Gate and Gold Ring Gate - Opens and closes main gate to Dixon Oval for horses to enter and exit
Secretary’s Assistant - Assists in the Show Office
Area Cleanup - Keeps warmup and public areas free of manure
Volunteer Room - Assists in check-in of volunteers, answers questions, helps keep volunteer table and supplies organized, helps keep volunteer whiteboard up to date.
Crowd - Assists security people in keeping path clear from warmup to ring
Awards - Assists in pinning horses for Awards Ceremonies
Souvenirs - Assist at Souvenir Booth
Tickets - Assist at Ticket Booth
Coffee Cart - Handle distribution of coffee and pastries
Extra - minimum of 2 per shift - Be able to replace/spell other volunteers, take water, etc to other volunteers, run errands as necessary

Visit for a complete description of volunteer positions, to get more information or to sign up! For more information, contact Shannon Bossung, Volunteer Co-ordinator at .

**Please Note - There are new guidelines for scribes! Be sure to read all the way to the bottom of the Volunteer Page for updated procedures. Please email me if you have any questions!**

We love our sponsors. As one of the most successful sporting events in the country, Dressage at Devon offers an ideal environment to reach a very desirable demographic.
By sponsoring Dressage at Devon you can:

· Align your business with a widely recognized brand.
· Reach a sought-after demographic – affluent, cosmopolitan and influential.
· Achieve excellent relationship building opportunities.
· Enjoy substantial public relations coverage.
· Have the advantage of multi-media marketing opportunities and a national advertising campaign.
· Attain incredible value for investment.

As a Dressage at Devon sponsor, you will receive the recognition you deserve. The official program, networking opportunities, public address system, signage, promotional materials, media coverage, closed circuit television, website, webcasting, VIP hospitality, expo space and electronic scoreboard ensure that your sponsorship has maximum visibility. Dressage at Devon receives extensive media coverage both locally and in the equestrian media outlets – television, internet, newspapers and magazines.

Several sponsorships are still available. Please visit to learn the variety of sponsorship opportunities and the many benefits of sponsorship.

Or, contact Melanie Sloyer at

There is only one Dressage at Devon - Experience it for yourself!