CaptiveOne Adds New $25,000 Open Jumper Rider Bonus at 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Traverse City, Mich. – June 12, 2019 – The 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) and its presenting sponsor, CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, are proud to introduce an exciting new opportunity for exhibitors competing in 1.45m and above classes in the Open Jumper section at GLEF: the $25,000 Open Jumper Rider Bonus.

Margie Engle and Dicas at the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. Photo: Diana Hadsall Photography
The $25,000 CaptiveOne Open Jumper Rider Bonus will be calculated based on prize money earned throughout the six-week circuit in Open Jumper classes 1.45m and above. Once the 2019 GLEF kicks off, fans and athletes will be able to follow along and check the $25,000 CaptiveOne Open Jumper Rider Bonus leaderboard, posted on, to track their favorite riders and see who is leading the standings throughout the festival.
In addition, CaptiveOne will also be the title sponsor of the series finale, the $133,700 CaptiveOne|Advisors Great Lakes Grand Prix CSI3*, to be held on Sunday, Aug. 11. The $25,000 CaptiveOne Open Jumper Rider Bonus will be presented in the Grand Prix Ring following the circuit’s highlight event during Week VI.
CaptiveOne offers unprecedented supplemental equine and agricultural insurance opportunities for individuals, businesses and equestrian events of all sizes. Already in 2019, CaptiveOne has gained recognition as a sponsor of the highly regarded Winter Equestrian Festival, Adequan® Global Dressage Festival and U.S. Open Polo Championship®. Its continued support and partnership of elite equestrian events has made CaptiveOne a well-recognized name within the community, pairing perfectly with the incredible event that is GLEF.
CaptiveOne’s focus on maximizing the risk management and cash flow protection benefits available from captive ownership is unmatched. CaptiveOne has an individualized approach to each business that, along with its attention to detail, is designed to best meet the needs of each and every one of its loyal clients.
Six consecutive weeks of fun in the sun set along the lush greenery and tranquil views of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay are made possible thanks to sponsors like CaptiveOne.
For more information on CaptiveOne and the services it offers, visit
If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to get your stall reservations and 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. Exhibitors can submit their entries for GLEF 2019 online at
The team at GLEF and Morrissey Management Group is 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
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 or call 440-258-5099.

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