TRAVERSE CITY HORSE SHOWS
Created in 2015, the Traverse City Horse Shows and Flintfields Horse Park has grown into one of the top events and venues in North America.
Our vision is…
To grow our events and venue into one of North American’s most sought-after equestrian destinations.
To share and grow our sport and share our passion for equestrian sports.
To be a valuable and impactful part of our community.
Over the past six years, as our events have grown, we remain committed to our core principles.
Great Sport – With more than $4 million in prize money, 12 weeks of FEI and national-level jumpers, hunters and equitation competition, world-renown course designers, and classes for all levels, TCHS attracts Olympic athletes, top trainers, professionals amateur and junior riders from around the world. In 2021, we are proud to host special events and championships including two weeks of Major League Show Jumping CSI 5* competition and the FEI North American Youth Jumping and Dressage Championships.
Great Venue – Since 2015, Traverse City Horse Shows has made significant investment in strategic improvements to Flintfields Horse Park as part of a long-term master plan for the venue. Completed projects include new footing, plus the addition on new competition and schooling rings, permanent pavilions for viewing, clear span tents and pads in the stabling area, and more.
Great Hospitality – From an elegant VIP Club overlooking the Grand Prix and Jumper Annex Ring, to casual ringside bars and lounge areas we want our guests to relax and enjoy the show! With a jam packed schedule of happy hours, ice cream socials, pizza parties and other special events, our goal is the be the FUN horse show! Looking for something to do at the end of the day? Our on-site concierge can connect you with great restaurants, wineries, and other recreational activities to help guests make the most out of their stay.
Great Entertainment – We are not your traditional horse show! Like other major league sporting events, we believe in providing engaging entertainment as well. Sunday’s are family days and feature fun activities such as a farmers market, horseless horse show, autograph sessions, special exhbitions and cultural celebrations with our partners, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians.
Sandy white beaches, a charming downtown, great restaurants, wineries, breweries, shopping and outdoor recreation options, Traverse City offers a fun summer horse show destination for the whole family.
★ Traverse City Film Festival each summer draws celebrities and film goers from across the country
★ Best Small Town Food Scene and Top Wine Region by USA Today 10Best 2019
★ One of the “Most beautiful towns in America” by Conde Nast Traveler
★ One of the ”Best Small Towns” and “Most Beautiful Main Streets” by Architectural Digest
★ One of “America’s Favorites Beaches” by Travel & Leisure and “North America’s Best Beach Town” by Trip Advisors