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Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship Set to Return to Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Thanks to the success and warm reception of the inaugural Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship during the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), the Traverse City Horse Shows management team is thrilled to announce the return of the exciting championship to the 2020 schedule. Created in an effort to honor Dudley B. Smith after his unexpected passing in August 2018, the class will highlight some of equitation’s brightest stars when it is held Saturday, July 25, during Week IV of the series in the Grand Prix Ring. 

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2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival finishes up in northern Michigan

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival held it’s final Grand Prix of the season over the weekend.

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Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship Set to Return to Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship Set to Return to Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 12, 2020 – Thanks to the success and warm reception of the inaugural Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship during the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), the Traverse City Horse Shows management team is thrilled to announce the return of the exciting championship to the 2020 schedule. Created in an effort to honor Dudley B. Smith after his unexpected passing in August 2018, the class will highlight some of equitation’s brightest stars when it is held Saturday, July 25, during Week IV of the series in the Grand Prix Ring.

Athlete Applications Open for the 2020 Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships for Dressage and Jumping

Athlete Applications Open for the 2020 Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships for Dressage and Jumping

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 5, 2020 – Youth athletes are invited to apply to the Adequan®/Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage and Jumping. The NAYC is a historic annual event aimed to provide aspiring elite athletes with the opportunity to gain valuable team competition experience in a championship atmosphere, representing their region or zone alongside a group of their peers.

2020 Traverse City Spring Horse Show Prize List Available Online For Midwest’s Newest Three-week Series in June

2020 Traverse City Spring Horse Show Prize List Available Online For Midwest’s Newest Three-week Series in June

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 4, 2020 – The countdown is on until the Traverse City Spring Horse Show (TCS), presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, which will bring world-class hunter/jumper competition to exhibitors and spectators at Flintfields Horse Park from June 3-21, 2020. The new spring series is a welcome addition to the summer schedule, which includes the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), and will offer three more weeks of competition, two of which are FEI rated, in Traverse City. Now with the prize list released, exhibitors can begin to plan their time in Michigan and prepare their horses for the show ring.

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Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship Set to Return to Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship Set to Return to Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 12, 2020 – Thanks to the success and warm reception of the inaugural Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship during the 2019 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), the Traverse City Horse Shows management team is thrilled to announce the return of the exciting championship to the 2020 schedule. Created in an effort to honor Dudley B. Smith after his unexpected passing in August 2018, the class will highlight some of equitation’s brightest stars when it is held Saturday, July 25, during Week IV of the series in the Grand Prix Ring.

Athlete Applications Open for the 2020 Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships for Dressage and Jumping

Athlete Applications Open for the 2020 Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships for Dressage and Jumping

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 5, 2020 – Youth athletes are invited to apply to the Adequan®/Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage and Jumping. The NAYC is a historic annual event aimed to provide aspiring elite athletes with the opportunity to gain valuable team competition experience in a championship atmosphere, representing their region or zone alongside a group of their peers.

2020 Traverse City Spring Horse Show Prize List Available Online For Midwest’s Newest Three-week Series in June

2020 Traverse City Spring Horse Show Prize List Available Online For Midwest’s Newest Three-week Series in June

Traverse City, Mich. – Mar. 4, 2020 – The countdown is on until the Traverse City Spring Horse Show (TCS), presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, which will bring world-class hunter/jumper competition to exhibitors and spectators at Flintfields Horse Park from June 3-21, 2020. The new spring series is a welcome addition to the summer schedule, which includes the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), and will offer three more weeks of competition, two of which are FEI rated, in Traverse City. Now with the prize list released, exhibitors can begin to plan their time in Michigan and prepare their horses for the show ring.

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