Traverse City, Mich. – Aug. 9, 2019 – The 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, welcomed its sixth and final week with CSI3* competition at the Flintfields Horse Park. Friday featured the $35,700 NetJets Classic CSI3* where Ali Wolff (USA) put forth an unbeatable effort with longtime partner Casall to earn the victory.
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Mark Bluman and Cartouche Capture $35,700 CWD Welcome Stake CSI3* Win
Mark Bluman and Cartouche
Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography
Although the six-week circuit of the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, is coming to an end, international show jumping action continues to showcase top competition at the Flintfields Horse Park with the final week getting underway Wednesday. In its second consecutive week of FEI CSI3* competition, Thursday saw Mark Bluman (COL) and Over The Top Stables LLC’s Cartouche best a tough field of horses and athletes to earn the $35,700 CWD Welcome Stake CSI3* win.
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Watch #GLEF2019 LIVE!
Tune in to USEF Network for the final feature event of the 2019 GLEF series! Week VI will highlight the $133,700 CaptiveOne Advisors Great Lakes Grand Prix CSI3* on Sunday, August 11, at 2 p.m.
2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Fast Facts:What: The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, is held annually in July and August at the Flintfields Horse Park in Williamsburg, Michigan, located just outside Traverse City. This six-week event hosts nationally and internationally rated hunter/jumper competition, featuring weekly classes and classics for children, junior, adult and amateur-owner riders. Each week, the festival also holds classes for young horses, open jumper classes and professional hunter derbies, culminating every Sunday with an exciting grand prix show jumping competition with some of the world’s top athletes.When: July 3-Aug. 11, 2019Where: Flintfields Horse ParkTen miles east from the beautiful resort town of Traverse City.
Weekly competition schedules (all schedules are subject to change):GLEF I: July 3-7$50,000 GGT Footing Grand Prix, presented by JTWG, Inc. and 4G Surfaces$30,000 Welcome Stake$5,000 USHJA National Hunter DerbyGLEF II: July 9-14WCHR week$50,000 Meijer Grand Prix$25,000 Welcome Stake$5,000 Outdoors USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by Camping World and Gander OutdoorsEquitation TuesdayGLEF III: July 16-21$71,200 North Face Farm Grand Prix CSI2*$35,700 Welcome Stake CSI2*$5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by Greg Crolick Stables and Renaud FarmEquitation TuesdayGLEF IV: July 23-28$71,200 Flintfields Farm Grand Prix CSI2*$35,700 Devoucoux Welcome Stake CSI2*$25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Copper Fox LLCDudley B. Smith Equitation Championship, presented by Northern Pines Farm$5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by Fig Street Marketing GroupEquitation TuesdayGLEF V: July 30-Aug. 4$133,700 Staller Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI3*$35,700 Welcome Stake CSI3*$35,700 Grand Traverse Classic CSI3*$5,000 USHJA National Hunter DerbyEquitation TuesdayGLEF VI: Aug. 7-11$133,700 CaptiveOne Advisors Great Lakes Grand Prix CSI3*$35,700 CWD Welcome Stake CSI3*$35,700 NetJets Classic CSI3*Exhibitors: To submit stall reservations and entries for the 2019 GLEF circuit, click here.Hospitality: Tables of six are available in the beautiful VIP Club overlooking the Grand Prix Ring throughout the 2019 GLEF – the perfect way to entertain clients and friends this summer! Download a table reservation form here!Sponsorship, vendor and advertising opportunities:Flight accommodations: Traverse City is as easy to get to as life is once you arrive! Nonstop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Denver International Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metro Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport to Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport – TVC are available all summer long! Visit www.tvcairport.com for more information!Hotel, motel, resort contact information: Please refer to greatlakesequestrianfestival.com and email firstname.lastname@example.org for information on hotels, campgrounds and home rentals in the area.Fundraising: Local organizations looking for fundraising opportunities, please contact Audra Jackson at email@example.com call 231-835-1650.Management:Press release
Ali Wolff and Casall Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography