Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Equestrian Events in Scottsdale

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What would a great Western town be without its share of horse shows? This coming month, the Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show and the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show roll in to town. Don’t miss any of the action!

Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show (Jan. 23-Feb. 1, 2015)

Watch 1,500 of the country’s best quarter horses and riders from around the world compete for $200,000 in prizes. This event also offers free clinics presented by top horsemen on Saturdays and Sundays. Clinics include education on Parelli natural horsemanship, basics of showmanship, reining, and high scoring maneuvers. A large selection of Western vendors will also be on site every day, so be sure to check out this wide variety of specialty items. Don’t miss this free show offering every event for the American Quarter Horse!

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show (Feb. 12-22, 2015)

The 2015 event marks the 60th anniversary of the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. During this milestone year, the Arabian Horse Show continues its tradition of quality competitors, energy and excitement at this event. Since 1955, Scottsdale’s annual event has set the pace in the Arabian horse world, growing from 50 horses to more than 2,400. Top owners, trainers, and breeders from around the world compete for a chance to win more than $1 million in prizes. Seeing Arabian horses up close is a unique experience in itself, but the fun doesn’t stop there! Make sure to visit the shopping expo, which is full of exclusive items to choose from! General admission is just $10 daily or $7 for seniors and military.