2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Prize List Now Available Online

Colombia's Roberto Teran Tafur took the top prize of the 2017 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, winning the $100,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City CSI3* with Brilliant Du Rouet. (Photo: Diana Hadsall Photography)

Colombia's Roberto Teran Tafur took the top prize of the 2017 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, winning the $100,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City CSI3* with Brilliant Du Rouet. (Photo: Diana Hadsall Photography)

Traverse City, Mich. – April 9, 2018 – The official prize list for the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) is now available to download online at www.greatlakesequestrianfestival.com or at the link below:

2018 GLEF Prize List

For the 2018 show season, the festival will feature six consecutive weeks of world-class hunter and jumper competition from July 4–Aug. 12 at the Flintfields Horse Park.

Jumper competition will offer new classes and increased prize money each week. Weeks III–VI will be FEI-rated competitions, featuring CSI2* and CSI3* grand prix events, with the addition of an extra CSI3* week during Week V, which boasts almost double the amount of prize money from 2017! The festival will culminate on Sunday, Aug. 12, with the highly anticipated $100,000 Grand Prix CSI3*.

The hunters will take center stage at GLEF during Week II as World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week will be highlighted in the Grand Prix Ring.

The $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby will be held during Week IV, while weekly USHJA National Hunter Derby competitions will be offered throughout Weeks I–V.

The very popular Equitation Tuesday competitions, held each Tuesday during Weeks II–IV, will also return to GLEF in 2018, providing equitation exhibitors ample opportunities to collect double the amount of valuable qualifying points per week in one location!

The team at Morrissey Management Group and the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival are dedicated to providing top-notch customer service for those attending this year’s event. If you would like assistance in booking housing arrangements for the 2018 circuit, please email concierge@mmg.management.

We hope you join us for a fun and competitive six weeks of competition in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan, at the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival!

For more information on how to become a sponsor of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, click here and contact Nicolle Meyer at nicky@mmg.management or call 440-258-5099.