REMINDER: Entries Due Friday for Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships East Coast

Traverse City, Mich. – Aug. 12, 2020 – The entry deadline for the 2020 Adequan/USEF Junior Hunter National Championships East Coast is in two days. Exhibitors who expect to compete in either the hunter championships or the United States Hunter Jumper Association Gladstone Cup Equitation Classic, presented by Intermont Equestrian at Emory & Henry College, should make sure to submit their entries via by this Friday, August 14. The event will take place at Flintfields Horse Park under the management of Traverse City Horse Shows from Aug. 23 – 25, 2020.

Entries are due this Friday. Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography

Traverse City Horse Shows and US Equestrian will be working together closely throughout the competition to ensure participants’ health and safety. Leading up to the championships, the showgrounds will be appropriately sanitized prior to the start of competition.


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Ticketed warm-ups will be offered in various rings on the showgrounds beginning Saturday so that equitation and hunter riders will both have chances to get ready for competition.

The championships will be followed immediately by the Traverse City Fall Horse Show, presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, from Aug. 26 – 30. The 50th American Gold Cup (AGC), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors LLC, will then take place for two back-to-back weeks from Sept. 2 – 13. The first week of the American Gold Cup will feature the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, presented by The Davis McCullough Foundation, from Sept. 2 – 6, and the second week will take place from Sept. 9 – 13.

Protocols included in the USEF COVID-19 Action Plan will be strictly enforced. Traverse City Horse Shows has also developed its own comprehensive COVID-19 Action Plan.

Participants will be expected to follow the COVID-19 Action Plans in place.

A popular 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 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 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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