TRAVERSE CITY HORSE SHOWS

ABOUT TCHS

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 grow our sport and share our passion with new audiences and fans.
To be a valuable and impactful part of our community.

OUR COMMITMENT

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.

OUR TOWN

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

OUR LEADERSHIP

From the ground up, Morrissey Management Group (MMG) brings with it decades of experience in producing some of the nation’s most popular equestrian events. Working with more than 50 years of experience, MMG provides everything your horse show needs from the ground up. Whether you’re starting with just open land, or an existing venue, MMG can provide any level of service you need, from office staff, a complete maintenance team and jump-crew, to stabling tents, office buildings and jumps. From hiring the best officials, to creating beautiful ring set-ups, MMG has the years of experience to get it right the first time.