A Special Vegas Moment Text and photos by Lisa Abraham The Arabian horse world is dynamic. Change can occur at lightning speed with eruptions of trends—some of which will fade as quickly as they began, while others will influence generations. Many of these trends begin in the show ring, on the scorecards of our Judges. Because of this, every show is important and each provides memorable experiences. If we are really lucky, it is with our own horse in the ring. But at world class shows such as the Arabian Breeders World Cup (in Las Vegas) the opportunities for lasting memories are endless. As both horses and people travel from all over the world to participate, whether it be as a competitor and/or a spectator,
The 2015 - 60th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Text and photos By Lisa Abraham The 2015 Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show marked its 60 th anniversary. From Feb 12-22, the global Arabian horse community gathered once again in the beautiful state of Arizona (USA) to see the horses who will be setting the standards for the 2015 show stage. According to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show web page, “Since 1955 the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. The first show was held at the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel which was a beautiful setting for a horse show. “The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show was a first class show from the very
Welcome to the 2015 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show News and Reviews for Thursday, February 12 th ; this is the first day of the biggest – and in many opinions – the best Arabian horse show in the world! The sponsor for today’s news is Michael Byatt Arabians. This is the 60 th Anniversary for the Scottsdale show and Michael Byatt has been a leading figure at this event for more that 30 years. Throughout his career, Michael has established himself not only as a world-class trainer and handler, but also as a breeder of international champions and a devoted horseman. Each year Michael Byatt Arabians presents many of the top horses at the Scottsdale show. We have learned to expect the best from Michael and
Angyl – 12” x 16” Large large original acrylic painting by Shannon Lawlor. Showing at the Wendell Arena during the upcoming Scottsdale Show, Shannon Lawlor’s original artwork will be proudly offered to the public for the first time.