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Der Dau To Sponsor Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Written by: Courtesy of Client
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG) http://www.stadiumjumping.com/sj/index.cfm
Release Date: 2015-05-28

Traverse City, MI - May 28, 2015 - Der Dau, producer of fine custom riding boots will sponsor the four-week Great Lakes Equestrian Festival in Traverse City this July. Joseph Der, President of Der Dau, enjoys the area and is excited to return.

 

"When we attend this show it is like we are getting a two-for-one," said Der. We get to attend a show but also get a vacation. The surrounding area is beautiful, the restaurants are amazing and the entertainment is great. It is just a wonderful experience overall."

 

Der Dau invites attendees to stop by their booth at Great Lakes Equestrian Festival to check out their handcrafted boots. Der Dau thinks outside the box when they design their boot styles. They offer endless options and pride themselves on the longevity of their boots.

 

"We designed the Dream Boot line with the life of the boot in mind, said Der. "It is constructed with a durable inner panel which increases longevity with a soft outside leg material that decreases break-in time."

 

Another important Der Dau innovation was creating a boot that eliminated the rider's need for using sticky spray or grip products. These products ruin the integrity of the boots.

 

"With the Dream 2 Grip boot there is no need for spray or grip products because the inner leg is made of a rubber panel that ensures you to have an even better grip then the sprays would give you," Der said.

 

The Dream 2 Grip Boot is a breakthrough in riding apparel technology. The butter-soft but extremely durable Dream 2 Grip Boot offers all of the features of the popular Dream Boot-double-paneled, inner leather lining, full-length elastic, arch support with memory foam and cemented and stitched soles-but also prevents wear and tear to the inside of the calf.

 

About Der Dau, Inc.

Established over 50 years ago in New York, Der Dau is passionately dedicated to its legacy of producing the finest riding boots. This pinnacle of quality is achieved by building each boot by expert craftsman and hand selecting only the finest quality materials.  Culminating on their rich foundation of traditional artisanship, Der Dau has incorporated sophisticated innovation to create boots that consistently meet the functional and design needs of modern equestrians.  Each Der Dau boot remains handmade in the United States and is custom built to the exact standards specified by each customer. The company's overriding commitment for excellence has made its boots the choice for the most discriminating riders - from dedicated equestrian enthusiasts to Olympic medal winners. 

 

For more information, visit  www.derdau.com or call 1.718.336.4513

 

The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is the perfect venue to prepare for this year's Pan American Games, which will be held at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, just outside of Toronto, Canada. Show jumping during the Pan-Am Games runs from July 17- 25. The close proximity (just 430 miles) makes Great Lakes Equestrian Festival a convenient half-day drive to the Pan-Am Games venue and provides three great weeks prep time in Michigan's very similar climate. Add to that world-class course designers, including Michele Vaillancourt, Leopoldo Palacios, Bernardo Costa Cabral and Keith Bollotte, on hand to build thoughtful, innovative and challenging tracks makes Great Lakes Equestrian Festival the ideal summer competition to get ready to go for the Gold.

 

Stall reservations are on a first-come-first-serve basis until sold out. Reservation forms can be found at: www.stadiumjumping.com.

 

For sponsorships and camper spaces please contact Brooke Berganza at brooke.berganza@stadiumjumping.com or Ainsley Bernstein at  ainsley@conniesawyerllc.com 

 

2015 GREAT LAKES EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL FAST FACTS:

 

WHEN:

 

2015 FESTIVAL DATES

July 1-5

July 8-12

July 15-19

July 22-26

 

WHAT:

 

A four-week long hunter and jumper equestrian festival.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

Weekly $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby

Weekly $25,000 Jumper Classic

Weekly $50,000 Grand Prix

Week 4 $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby 

 

WHERE:  

 

Flintfields Horse Park, 6535 Bates Road, Williamsburg, MI 49690 - 10 miles east from the beautiful Resort town of Traverse City.

 

HOTEL INFO AND CONTACTS:

 

Amanda O'Neil - Great Wolf Lodge

AO'Neil@greatwolf.com 

231.534.9063

Reservations: 1.888.981.9653

 

Margaret Morse - Park Place Hotel 

mmorse@park-place-hotel.com 

231.946.5196

Reservations: 231.946.5000

 

Ric Heller - Fairfield Inn Traverse City

ric.heller@nmhmhotels.com 

Main line: 231.922.7900

 

Nick Trahair - AmericInn

nick@americinntc.com 

Main: 231.938.0288

 

J. Mike DeAgostino - Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

jmdeagostino@gtresort.com 

231.534.6352

Reservations: 1.800.236.1577

 

Lori Puckett - Courtyard by Marriott

Lori.puckett@marriott.com 

Main: 231.929.1800

 

Sleep Inn

gm.mi174@choicehotels.com 

Main: 231.938.7000

 

Quality Inn - Pam

tcqualityinn@gmail.com 

231.929.4423

Reservations: 1.877.329.1538

 

Kristin Toedebusch - Cherry Tree Inn

kristin@cherrytreeinn.com 

231.778.9022

Reservations: 1.800.439.3093

 

Mike Norton - Media Relations for Traverse City Tourism

mike@traversecity.com 

231.995.3909

 

Sarah Barnard - Traverse City Tourism

Sarah@traversecity.com 

231.995.3910

 

SPONSORSHIP, VENDORS, ADVERTISING:

 

Matt Morrissey - matt.morrissey@stadiumjumping.com 

Brooke Berganza - brooke.berganza@stadiumjumping.com 

Ainsley Bernstein - ainsley@conniesawyerllc.com 

 

ORGANIZER CONTACT INFO:

 

Stadium Jumping Inc.

1301 6th Ave. West Suite 406

Bradenton, FL 34205

941-744-5465

info@stadiumjumping.com 

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

 

Phelps Media Group, Inc.

12012 South Shore Blvd.

Suite 102

Wellington, FL 33414

Tel: 561-753-3389

Fax: 561-753-3386

E-mail: pmginfo@phelpsmediagroup.com 

Web site: www.phelpsmediagroup.com

 

 

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