SUNDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 19 - EQUIDOME - 8:00 A.M. Class 110 918 YOUTH HALTER SHOWMANSHIP, HANDLERS 14-17 Suitable conservative attire must be appropriate to the manner in which the horse is shown. Handlers shall enter the ring in a counter clock-wise direction on the rail unless otherwise specified by the judge. To enter at the walk or trot according to the
By Beth Ellen Hunziker The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is considered the largest competition for Arabian horses in the world. It is 11 very full days with over 125 halter and breeding classes for amateur and professional handlers; that does not include all of the performance divisions, which we will cover in a separate story. There are several halter and breeding
Scottsdale’s most prestigious Arabian Horse Farms welcomed the public to experience World-renowned Arabian horses during a multi-day New Year event. The 8th Annual ArabHorse Farm Tour returned to Scottsdale December 31, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The five (5) day tour offered a rare opportunity to the public to experience the beauty, history and lifestyle of the Arabian horse up close and personal over the New Year Holiday weekend. The ArabHorse Farm Tour has become a must-attend community event. The beauty of the horses, the energy of the presentations and the class and elegance of the party spreads are unmatched by any other equine event. People travel from all over the country to the valley specifically
The 2015 Arabian Breeders World Cup, from April 16-19th in Las Vegas (USA), was another memorable show experience. This year marked its ninth anniversary as one of the world’s top showcases for Arabian horses. Known for its international appeal, competitors and guests travel from all over the world to participate. Denis Schoukens, from Belgium, was in attendance to support his son Glenn, of Schoukens Training Center. He shared, “I have been to the Breeders World Cup in Las Vegas several times and without a doubt, this year's show was the best. In many ways the World Cup reminds me of the top European shows. The staging and arrangement of the arena was excellent. It was quite elegant and nice for the people to watch and enjoy and it was an ideal set up for the handlers to present the horses. The great horses, great breeders and special friends made it a show to remember."
The South Point Hotel and Casino has been the home to the ABWC since the beginning. It is a unique locale as show participants and guests can actually stay where the show is being held—which makes for exceptional convenience. The Hotel was opened in February 2006 and is the only one in Las Vegas to offer equestrian facilities. It hosts over 60 shows annually, of various disciplines and breeds and offers 4600 seats with 1200 stalls—ample room for even the largest expositions.
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TUESDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 21 - EQUIDOME - 8:00 A.M. Class 189 575 HA/AA COUNTRY PLEASURE DRIVING, OPEN To be shown at the walk, normal trot and strong trot. To stand quietly and back readily. To be judged on attitude, manners, performance, quality and conformation. Prize Money $200: 1st - $60, 2nd - $50, 3rd - $40, 4th - $30, 5th - $20 NO HORSE NAME DRIVER OWNER 1189
Saturday dawned cold and drizzly but it was all roses inside the office at SMF with flowers sent by well wishers and trophies from Shai+ and other progeny; the sun came out in time for the luncheon and it became a bright and beautiful day in the valley.
THURSDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 23 - EQUIDOME - 8:00 A.M. Class 246 543 HA/AA COUNTRY ENGLISH PLEASURE CHAMPIONSHIP, AAOTR 18-35 To be eligible, horses must have been entered, shown and judged in a designated qualifying class in the Half-Arabian Country English Pleasure section for amateurs, owners or junior exhibitors at this show. To be shown at a walk, normal