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Head to Head: Beezie vs. Margie

Watch how Beezie Madden and Coach edged Margie Engle and Royce in the $100,000 CSI3* Grand Prix of Traverse City!

Beezie Madden & Coach

Beezie Madden and Coach win the finale in Traverse City, taking the $100,000 CSI3* Grand Prix of Traverse City to conclude the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Olivia Chowdry & Cosma 20

Olivia Chowdry & Cosma 20 are Champions of the Johnson Horse Transportation Low Jr/AO Jumper division during Week VI of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Molly Ashe & D’Arnita

Molly Ashe Cawley rides to the top two placings in the $35,000 CSI3* Great Lakes Classic, topping the class with D’Arnita, during Week VI at the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Maggie Gould & Karoleena

Christy Powell’s Karoleena and Maggie Gould earn Championship honors in the Great Lakes Low Hunter division during Week VI of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Samuel Parot & Atlantis

Samuel Parot and Atlantis are fastest in the $35,000 CSI3* Welcome Speed Stake during Week VI of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Head to Head: $100,000 Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI 3*

Margie Engle narrowly edges out Jim Ifko in the $100,000 Grand Traverse Grand Prix CSI 3*.

Margie Engle & Dicas

Margie Engle and Dicas are best again in the $100,000 CSI3* Grand Traverse Grand Prix, winning their second international class of the week at the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Nikko Ritter & Columbus

Nikko Ritter and Columbus take top honors in the final $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Kristen Vanderveen & Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili

Kristen Vanderveen and Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili blaze the path to win the $35,000 CSI3* Grand Traverse Jumper Classic during Week V of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Jill Gaffen & Graf Balou Belle

Jill Gaffney and Freestyling Farms’ Graf Balou Belle jump to Championship honors in the Performance Hunter 3’3″ division during Week V of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Margie Engle & Dicas

Margie Engle and Dicas top a jump-off field of 19 to win the $35,000 CSI3* East Wind Farms Welcome Stake during Week V of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Alexa Karet

Get to know pony rider Alexa Karet, who was awarded the Rafael Sportsmanship Perpetual Memorial Trophy at the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Kelli Cruciotti & Hadja Van Orshof

Kelli Cruciotti and Hadja van Orshof race home to win the CSI 2* $50,000 Flintfields Farm Grand Prix during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Riley Newsome & Dakar VDL

Riley Newsome and Dakar VDL are Champions of The Smith Family High Jr/AO Jumper division during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Peter Pletcher & Quintessential

Quintessential and Peter Pletcher’s handy round cliches them the victory in the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, Presented by Copper Fox, during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Jim Ifko & Un Diamant des Forets

Jim Ifko and Un Diamant des Forets gallop home to win the $35,000 CSI 2* Devoucoux Welcome Stake during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Tammy Provost & Fashion

Tammy Provost rides Fashion to the Championship in the Sugar Run Farm High Performance Hunter division during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Peter Pletcher & Quintessential

Peter Pletcher and Quintessential are Champions of the Conformation Hunter division during Week IV of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Noa Diener & Albano B

Noa Diener rides to the top of the THIS National Children’s Medal aboard Albano B on the third Equitation Tuesday of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Caitlyn Shiels & Cassius

Caitlyn Shiels and Cassius win the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby during Week 3 of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Wilhelm Genn & Bugatti win the $50,000 North Face Farm Grand Prix CSI 2*

Wilhelm Genn and Bugatti win their second grand prix class of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival circuit and top the $50,000 CSI2* North Face Farm Grand Prix.

Paige Matthies & Conto Blue

Victoria Colvin impresses with Zambia Mystic Rose and wins the $35,000 CSI2* NetJets Welcome Stake during Week III of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. 

Victoria Colvin takes the Win in the $35,000 NETJETS Welcome Stake!

Victoria Colvin impresses with Zambia Mystic Rose and wins the $35,000 CSI2* NetJets Welcome Stake during Week III of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. 

Sarah Mechlin Duhon and Cargo

Sarah Mechlin Duhon rides Cargo to the Championship in the Triple C Trailer Sales Great Lakes Open Hunter 3′ during Week III of the 2018 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Jennifer Nadalin & For The Crown

Jennifer Nadalin of Sugar Run Farm is Reserve Champion in the Triple C Trailer Sales Great Lakes Open Hunter 3′ division during Week 3 of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.

Opening day at #GLEF2018
The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is off to a great start on day one with Rave Reviews from competitors on improvements to Flintfields Horse Park. Trainers Tom Wright, Heather Irvine and Caitlyn Shields share what they are looking forward to during this year’s show.
Pope and J’adore Victorious at #GLEF2017
J’adore and Jacob Pope top the final USHJA National Hunter Derby of the 2017 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival circuit, bookending victories after also winning the class during GLEF’s opening weekend in July.
Great Lakes Equestrian Festival
The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival features 6 weeks of outstanding competition at Flintfields Horse Park near Traverse City, MI.
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