Last Chance to Submit Entries for the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival!

Traverse City, MI - May 19, 2016 - The second year of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is fast approaching, and entries for the show of the summer will close on June 1. This action packed series of show set in the beautiful city of Traverse City, Michigan, offer the perfect combination of equestrian competition and great family fun because of the many things to do in this popular vacation area of Northern Michigan. Because of the wonderful amenities, we expect a tremendous interest in this year’s circuit. Don’t be shut. Make sure your entries arrive in time for closing. 

The first portion of the show series will kick off on July 6 and run until July 31. The new August addition of the show will run August 10-28, featuring two weeks of FEI 2* competition and one week of FEI 3* competition. The $25,000 U25 Grand Prix will also be added to the show schedule, set to take place on August 13. 

Some of this year's other highlight events include:
•    WCHR week July 13 - 17
•    $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by the Gochman Family held July 30th.
•    Weekly Glory Days Farm LLC USHJA National Hunter Derbies
•    $25,000 Weekly Welcome Stake for July series
•    $50,000 Weekly Grand Prix for July series
•    $35,000 and $50,000 FEI classes Week V and VI
•    $35,000, $40,000 and $100,000 FEI classes Week VII
•    $25,000 U-25 Grand Prix August 13th presented by The Moy

To download an entry form, please click here

To view the competition schedule, please click here

For travel and housing information, please click here.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Brooke Berganza at 

For questions and comments, feel free to