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Arabian Horses Compete for Championship Title, Three Years Running

7 Dec, 2015


Louisville may have its Thoroughbreds, but no other place in the U.S. has its claim to Arabian Horse fame like Scottsdale. If you are chomping at the bit to see this for yourself, check out the 61st Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Feb. 11 through 21.

And while you’re at it, please mark your calendar for the following dates as well, since the show has signed for three years consecutively:

  • 2017 - February 16-26, 2017

  • 2018 - February 15-25, 2018

This Scottsdale favorite began in 1955, but it has grown from 50 horses to nearly 2,400 from all around the world. Watch these beautiful animals compete for championship titles across equestrian disciplines or enjoy the endless tents of shopping and dining. Tickets start at $10 for general admission but vary per day. For media information, contact Taryl O’Shea at info@scottsdaleshow.comor 480.515.1500.

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 first day.

After the show's beginnings at the Arizona Biltmore, Ann McCormick bought 150 acres in Scottsdale and made it into the horse facility known as Paradise Park which served the needs of the show for many years.

Since that time, the show has been held at Westworld in Scottsdale. It has grown from 50 horses to nearly 2400 horses bringing top owners, trainers and breeders from around the world competing for a chance at winning. A win at Scottsdale can mean big money in the breeding barns.

The 2015 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is proud to benefit the following charities: Cox Charities & March of Dimes.

For more information, see the website.

 

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