Lucky Charms Dominate Major League Show Jumping $200,000 Team Competition CSI5* at Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors
Traverse City, Mich. – July 17, 2021 – World-class show jumping competition continued Saturday, July 17, at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. Competitive classes in the inaugural Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ) CSI5* tour kicked off earlier in the week, with excitement for the highlighted team competition ramping up on Saturday. 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. After a tight race to the finish, it was the Lucky Charms team, comprised of Shane Sweetnam, Andrew Bourns, and Jordan Coyle who emerged victorious with the top podium position in the MLSJ $200,000 Team Competition CSI5*.
Major League Show Jumping CSI2* Tour Competition Continues at GLEF
The Major League Show Jumping CSI2* Tour continued Saturday at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors. Competition in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring also featured the MLSJ $15,000 Cabana Coast 1.25m CSI2* and the MLSJ $7,500 Callidae 1.15m CSI2*, with Kristen Vanderveen making a clean sweep of both competitive divisions. Click below to read more about the day’s MLSJ results.
John Ingram and Koala Claim $1,000 Pine Hollow Farm Amatuer-Owner Hunter 3’6” Classic During WCHR Week
The Amateur-Owner Hunter Divisions closed out on Saturday of World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) Week during the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Week II. Each section of the Amateur-Owner Hunter Divisions crowned their champions and reserve champion, along with the completion of the 3’3” and 3’6” section classics. John Ingram and Koala stole the show in the Polk Family Hunter Ring and captured the Pine Hollow Farm Amateur-Owner Hunter 3’6” Classic victory.