Prize List Now Available for 2020 Traverse City Fall Horse Show and American Gold Cup

Traverse City, Mich. – July 15, 2020 – Soon to celebrate their first years in Traverse City, the Traverse City Fall Horse Show, presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, as well as the American Gold Cup, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors LLC, are coming to Flintfields Horse Park beginning in August. The online prize list is now available for both highly-anticipated events, and entries and stall reservations are being accepted.




The Traverse City Fall Horse Show will highlight hunters and jumpers from Aug. 26 – 30. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the American Gold Cup will be hosted over two weeks for the first time ever, with the initial week featuring the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament (SOJT), presented by The Davis McCullough Foundation. Now in its 9th year, the SOJT has been recognized on multiple occasions by the North American Riders Group as one of the country’s finest jumper shows. An enhancement from previous years, the 2020 American Gold Cup will feature AA hunter competition, a first for the decorated horse show. The initial week of the event will take place Sept. 2 – 6 followed by another week Sept. 9 – 13.
August 26-30: Traverse City Fall Horse Show, presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel
  • CSI3* rating
  • AA rated Hunters, Level 6 Jumpers and Equitation
  • $7,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby
  • $36,600 MMG Welcome Stake CSI3*
  • $36,600 Speed Classic CSI3*
  • $137,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City CSI3*
September 2-6: American gold Cup, featuring the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament
  • CSI2* rating
  • Silver Oak Jumper Tournament (SOJT)
  • AA rated Hunters, Level 6 Jumpers and Equitation
  • $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
  • $36,600 SOJT Welcome Stake CSI2*, presented by GGT Footing
  • $75,000 SOJT Grand Prix CSI2*, presented by Agero
September 9-13: American Gold Cup, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors LLC
  • CSI4* rating
  • AA rated Hunters, Level 6 Jumpers and Equitation
  • $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
  • $36,600 Staller Welcome Stake CSI4*
  • $72,900 American Gold Cup Qualifier CSI4*
  • $36,600 American Gold Cup Speed CSI4*
  • $213,300 American Gold Cup Grand Prix CSI4*, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors
  • $30,000 CaptiveOne Rider Bonus Finale (points based off 11 weeks of competition)
The elegant VIP Tent will offer prime viewing of competition in a relaxed setting.

Individuals interested in VIP tables can now reserve their spot in the elegant VIP space that offers premier viewing of both the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring and the Polk Family Hunter Ring. VIP Club members can expect a private table of six seats as well as breakfast, lunch and drinks every day of the show, Wednesday to Sunday.


A popular summer destination for equestrians and non-equestrians alike, Traverse City lodging and accommodations are expected to be reserved quickly. Make sure to book housing early to ensure you get your perfect lodging!
The team at Traverse City Horse Shows (TCHS) has proudly partnered with Grand Traverse Resort and Spa and Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, the Official Resort and Fun Partners, as well as Traverse City Tourism to make your visit to north Michigan as enjoyable as possible. Both the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa and Turtle Creek Hotel & Casino are conveniently located just a few miles from Flintfields Horse Park, making for an easy commute to and from the horse show.

TCHS also works with a number of Community Partner Hotels, listed below, in order to expand options for visitors. Each of the hotels is offering a special rate using code “AGC” for the fall season. Please call each hotel directly to make reservations.

The Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring will host most of the fall’s major classes in Traverse City.
The Traverse City Tourism team is available to help both individuals and large groups. For individual accommodations, please visit For large group accommodations of six guests or more, please call or email Sarah Barnard with Traverse City Tourism at 231-995-3912 or .


For exhibitors planning a lengthier stay, home rentals are an ideal and cost-effective option for visiting the Traverse City area. Winterwood Property Management (WPM) is the official home rental agency for TCHS and can take care of you. If you are an exhibitor looking for a home away from home, allow WPM to make the most of your visit to the area by finding the perfect rental for your needs. Please call Stephen or Tiffany at Winterwood Property Management at (231) 342-4686 or email to learn more.
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