Great Lakes Equestrian Festival presented by B&D Builders

Traverse City Horse Shows Welcomes B&D Builders as Presenting Sponsor of Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

Traverse City, MI [March 14, 2024] — Traverse City Horse Shows (TCHS) is pleased to welcome B&D Builders as the presenting sponsor of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) beginning in 2024. This multi-year partnership coincides with TCHS’s 10th season, which runs from June 5 to September 22 at the scenic Flintfields Horse Park in Williamsburg, Michigan. GLEF takes place July 3–August 11, promising an exceptional showcase of equestrian talent.

B&D Builders, renowned for their fine craftsmanship in custom building, will play a pivotal role in enhancing Traverse City Horse Shows. Plans include a new permanent VIP Club to elevate the exhibitor and spectator experience with distinctive luxury and unbeatable views.

“B&D Builders is delighted to announce its partnership with Traverse City Horse Shows as the presenting sponsor for the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival,” said Daniel Glick, co-founder and co-owner of B&D Builders. “Our shared commitment to excellence led us to contribute our expertise in custom construction to enhance the Traverse City Horse Shows experience. We are honored to participate in this prestigious event and look forward to a successful collaboration.”

Additionally, B&D Builders is leading the design and construction of custom barns in Grand Prix Village North, adjacent to the competition grounds, further solidifying Traverse City’s status as a premier destination for summer equestrian events in North America.

“We are excited to be on this journey with B&D Builders,” said Audra Jackson, a representative for Traverse City Horse Shows. “Their unique expertise in creating custom horse barns of the highest caliber aligns with our vision for the future of TCHS and our longstanding series—the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival.”

The 2024 TCHS season promises to be more exhilarating than ever, featuring 12 weeks of national and international competitions spanning disciplines and attracting elite equestrian talent from North America and around the globe. The collaboration with B&D Builders underscores TCHS’s dedication to continuous improvement and innovation, ensuring the equestrian community enjoys the highest standards of competition and hospitality.

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Great Lakes Equestrian Festival presented by B&D Builders

About B&D Builders

B&D Builders, founded in 2000 in Paradise, Pennsylvania, is a full-service custom builder that utilizes their vision and expertise to bring residential, commercial, and equestrian construction projects to life. With a combination of old-world craftsmanship and new technology, their team of designers and timber artisans have applied extraordinary creativity and attention to detail to hundreds of buildings, from bank barns, horse barns, and equestrian arenas to party barns, event venues, and luxury homes. B&D Builders is part of the Baüen Unlimited family of custom-build brands, dedicated to creating the highest-quality structures, components, and materials for the upscale construction market. Learn more at and