Alex Granato Tops Major League Show Jumping $72,900 Honor Hill Farm 1.50m CSI5* Aboard Carlchen W
Traverse City, Mich. – July 16, 2021 – World class jumper competition continued Friday at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. Following an exciting first day of classes in Week II’s kick-off of the inaugural Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) tour, riders were eager to return for more action and their shot at taking home top honors in the competitive divisions. The newly introduced 2021 Major League Show Jumping tour hosted at North America’s premier equestrian venues will feature eight teams of six high performance show jumping athletes from across the globe, and will offer over $6 million dollars in prize money throughout the ten events. In addition to three events hosted in Traverse City, the Major League Show Jumping tour will travel to Canada, Mexico and California at some of the most renowned venues in North America. In Friday’s highlight event, Alex Granato topped the Major League Show Jumping $72,900 Honor Hill Farm 1.50m CSI5* aboard Carlchen W.
Major League Show Jumping CSI2* Tour Competition Continues at GLEF
The Major League Show Jumping CSI2* Tour continued Friday at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. Competition in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring also featured the MLSJ $36,600 NetJets 1.45m Speed Stake CSI2*, the MLSJ $3,000 Cabana Coast 1.25m Speed Stake CSI2*, and the MLSJ $2,000 Callidae 1.15m Speed Stake CSI2*. Click below to find out who emerged victorious in their respective divisions.
Tessa Downey Dominates Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search 2*
Equitation competition at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CapitalOne Advisors, kicked off Friday morning with the EMO Insurance/USHJA Jumper Seat Medal and the Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search 2* in the GGT Ring. Besting 15 of the country’s top junior riders in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search 2* was Tessa Downey and Quite Cassini, while Riley Hogan and Wengen took home the win in the EMO/USHJA 3’3” Jumper Seat Medal.