Welcome to MGLI’s fantastic 40th anniversary event !

With over 1,200 draft horses from the U.S. and Canada, The Michigan Great Lakes International Draft Horse Show and Pull (MGLI) is the largest annual draft horse event in North America. MGLI’s annual mid-October 4-day event features some of the finest Belgians, Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and mules that have ever performed in an arena or

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$2500 Payout!

ALL Six Horse Breed Classes plus the Final will be A.S.H.H.C.S. with a $2500 payout!

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Barnyard Horse Pull

Take note that for the BARNYARD HORSE PULL – Class 907, Premiums are raised to $85 for 1st-16th placings!!

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New classes for the Shire Breed

Added this year, NEW classes for the Shire Breed. Please see Section D.

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October 13 to 16, 2016

Don’t miss this year’s event ! North America’s largest and finest draft horse show, an All American Class A Show for draft horse breeds: Belgians, Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and Mules.

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The Michigan Great Lakes Draft Horse Show & Pull


Next show: October 12-15, 2017. Stay tuned to find out about events, judging, and entertainment.

Event Information

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