Traverse City, Mich. – April 22, 2017 – The organizers of the 2017 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) announced today that vendor space and program advertising opportunities are now available. The six-week event will feature world-class hunter and jumper competition from July 5–Aug. 13 at beautiful Flintfields Horse Park in Traverse City, Michigan.
Vendor space will be limited so applicants should act quickly to avoid being shut out of one of the most highly anticipated equestrian events of the summer! Come for all six weeks or pick from any of the events.
With weekly derby competitions, the 2017 GLEF will also feature World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) week (Week Two), and a $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby during Week Four. Weeks Two–Six will be FEI-rated competitions, featuring CSI2* and CSI3* grand prix events, concluding with the highly anticipated $100,000 Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI3* on Sunday, Aug. 13.
New to this year’s schedule are “Equitation Tuesday” competitions, held each Tuesday Weeks Two–Three and Weeks Five–Six in the Grand Prix Ring. This provides GLEF equitation exhibitors ample opportunities to collect double the amount of valuable qualifying points per week in one location!