Scottsdale has long been known as a Western town. For those who live in the area or are visiting this February, the upcoming equestrian event at West World is sure to draw a crowd of both horse lovers and interested viewers alike. This February, Scottsdale is hosting the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. This long standing event has drawn both professional and recreational horse lovers each year. Many attend to see the horses and participate in the extraordinary shopping opportunities offered by vendors at the show.
February 13th through the 23, West World is home to an array of amazing Arabian horses competing with their owners. An annual event held since 1955, this Scottsdale event is something residents and visitors in the area look forward to each year. The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the standard for almost the past 60 years when it comes to Arabian horses. When it began it was a small contingent of 50 horses competing. Since that time, it has grown to over 2000 horses and their owners competing for cash and prizes. Owners, trainers and breeders from all over the world come to Scottsdale for the chance to win their part of over one million dollars in cash and prizes. Some of the most beautiful Arabian horses come together in an arena that showcases their beauty and skill in the ring.
After the thrill of the competition, visitors can partake in the shopping expo that features an array of items ranging from the ordinary to specialty requests. Regardless of the interest level, both individuals and families alike can find something to catch their interest. There are activities for children, food to be enjoyed and a huge selection of the world’s most beautiful horses to view. Both Scottsdale residents and visitors in the area have a number of days to make it out to this spectacular event in the Scottsdale area.