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Great Lakes Equestrian Festival Expanded to Seven Weeks in 2016

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Release Date: 2015-08-20

Traverse City, MI - August 20, 2015 - Stadium Jumping, Inc. announced today that the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, held at Flintfields Horse Park in Traverse City, Michigan, will add three weeks in August to expand the rated circuit to a total of seven weeks. The dates for the 2016 show series will be as follows:
July 6- 31and August 10- 28.
"The inaugural season was very successful," said Matt Morrissey, manager of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. "The Traverse City area is a fantastic place to spend the summer, with unlimited activities and wonderful restaurants. The facility is top notch. We had many great reviews and heard from our local lodging partners that many were already making their arrangements for next year."

The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is set on 88 beautiful acres and showcases five world-class competition rings in addition to spacious schooling rings. The property features convenient on-site campgrounds, making for a truly unique attendee experience.
With its gorgeous summer setting and wide range of classes, the 2016 Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is an event equestrians won't want to miss. Morrissey suggests that those planning on attending next year's shows, book their housing early due to the popularity of the region and the resort nature of the area.

July 6-10
July 13-17
July 20-24
July 27-31
Aug. 10-14
Aug. 17-21
Aug. 24- 28
A seven-week long hunter and jumper equestrian festival.
Weekly USHJA National Hunter Derby
Weekly Welcome Stake
Weekly Grand Prix
Margaret Morse - Park Place Hotel 
Ric Heller - Fairfield Inn Traverse City
Nick Trahair - AmericInn
J. Mike DeAgostino - Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
(800) 748-0303
Lori Puckett - Courtyard by Marriott
Sleep Inn
Quality Inn - Pam
Kristin Toedebusch - Cherry Tree Inn
Mike Norton - Media Relations for Traverse City Tourism
Sarah Barnard - Traverse City Tourism
Matt Morrissey - 
Ainsley Bernstein - 
Stadium Jumping Inc.
1301 Sixth Ave. West Suite 406
Bradenton, FL 34205
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
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Suite 102
Wellington, FL 33414
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Click here for more information about Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. 
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