Greg Crolick and Samantha Schaefer Top First Day of Inaugural Traverse City Hunter Finals
Traverse City, Mich. – Sept. 17, 2021 – The Traverse City Hunter Finals kicked off in spectacular fashion Friday morning with ribbons being awarded to some of the most competitive hunter athletes in the country. In its inaugural year, the Hunter Finals program was developed by Traverse City Horse Show management to elevate the hunter divisions and incentivize riders to compete for some of the highest prize purses available in the sport. Following the finale of the first three championships, it was Greg Crolick and Samantha Schaefer who were rewarded for their outstanding rounds with the top honors in their respective divisions.
Crusaders Cruise to Victory in $200,000 MLSJ Team Competition CSI5* in Traverse City
Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) competition came to a pinnacle in Traverse City Friday, September 17, as the fifth leg of the exciting tour saw its eight teams fight it out for a portion of the $6+ million dollars in prize money on offer throughout its 10 2021 events. In an intense race to the finish line through three nail-biting rounds of sport, it was Team Crusaders, consisting of Molly Ashe Cawley, Shawn Casady and Peter Leone, who stood atop the podium at the conclusion of the class.
Sydney Shulman and Villamoura Win Again in $36,600 Staller 1.45m Speed Stake CSI5*
High performance show jumping action returned to the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring Friday morning for the resumption of Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) competition. Blazing her way to yet another CSI5* win at Flintfields Horse Park in Traverse City, it was Sydney Shulman (ISR) and Villamoura who best the rest in the MLSJ $36,600 Staller 1.45m Speed Stake CSI5*.