2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Entries Close Monday!

Traverse City, Mich. – June 28, 2019 – Following the first three weeks of the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, the highly anticipated circuit will continue with three more weeks of top-notch hunter, jumper and equitation competition at the Flintfields Horse Park.
If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to get your entries in for GLEF Weeks IV, V and VI! The entry deadline is Monday, July 1, and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out. Submit your entries and stall reservations as soon as possible at the buttons below:

Entry Form

Stabling Reservation Form

Exhibitors can also submit their entries for the 2019 GLEF online at www.horseshowsonline.com.
In 2018, the show received rave reviews from exhibitors, and with the addition of the $25,000 CaptiveOne Open Jumper Rider Bonus as well as the extensive improvements and upgrades that have been made to the facility and footing, courtesy of GGT Footing and JTWG, Inc./4G Surfaces, this year’s event is sure to be the best one yet!
Peter Lutz and Robin De Ponthual
Photo: Dani Mac Photography
Offering new classes and a significant increase in prize money throughout the show, Weeks IV, V and VI will feature one week of CSI2* competition and two weeks of CSI3* competition, where the season will culminate with the prestigious $133,700 CaptiveOne|Advisors Great Lakes Grand Prix CSI3* on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. Weeks V and VI will also host $35,700 FEI classes on Thursday and Friday.
In addition, Week IV will highlight the inaugural Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship, presented by Northern Pines Farm, and the Dudley B. Smith Trainer Awards, totaling $10,000, followed by the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Copper Fox LLC, in the Grand Prix Ring on Saturday, July 27. Weekly USHJA National Hunter Derby competitions will also be offered through Week V.
The very popular Equitation Tuesday competitions, held each Tuesday during Weeks II-V, will also return to GLEF in 2019, providing equitation exhibitors ample opportunities to collect double the amount of valuable qualifying points per week in one location!
The team at GLEF and Morrissey Management Group are dedicated to providing top-notch customer service for those attending this year’s event. With its convenient location in the heart of Traverse City, traveling through the Cherry Capital Airport – TVC is the ideal situation for those participating at GLEF this summer. In addition, if you would like assistance in booking housing arrangements for the 2019 circuit, please email concierge@mmg.management.
A variety of sponsorships are still available for this year’s circuit. For more information on how to become a sponsor, click here and contact Nicolle Meyer at nicky@mmg.management or call 440-258-5099.
We hope you join us for a fun and competitive six weeks of competition in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan, at the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival!

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