“Leveling Up” at the 2017 Scottsdale Arabian Show will be allowed. At the recent AHA Convention, Resolution 8-16 was approved and goes into effect Dec. 31, 2016 taking away any restrictions regarding leveling up and cross entries with leveling classes. The Scottsdale Arabian Show will therefore impose no restrictions on “Leveling Up” at the 2017 show. What does this mean? If you are a Select level exhibitor you are eligible to enter the Select class, the Choice class and the Elite class if you believe you are competitive at either or both of those higher levels. Likewise, if you are a Choice level exhibitor you are eligible to enter the Elite class if you believe you are competitive at the higher level.
American Cup Championship Arabian Horse Show November 11-13, 2016 @ WestWorld The American Cup Championship Arabian Horse Show is a AHA and USEF rated show that offering a wide variety of classes giving exhibitors the opportunity to qualify for Regions 2 & 7. The show will offer Performance/Pleasure, Halter/Breeding, Reining, Dressage/Sport Horse, Equitation and Ranch Pleasure (NEW) . If the class you want is not scheduled you are able to sponsor it into the show as we have a limited number of TBA spots available. NEW – Academy Division The purpose of this division is to provide beginning riders an opportunity to gain experience by offering beginning classes at our Arabian Class A horse show. For more
by Beth Ellen Hunziker The language of beauty is internationally understood. Whenever we speak about the most beautiful of all equines, the magnificent Arabian horse, our hearts do not need a translator. The elegance, grace, power and beauty of the breed was showcased to a record number of international guests at the 61st Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Here are some of the most memorable moments. From February 11th to the 21st, 2016, lovers of the Arabian horse traveled from around the globe to participate and enjoy the creme de la creme of the breed. They came from Australia and South Africa, from all regions of the Middle East and Europe, from South America, Mexico and Canada, as well as from 43 of the United
Today’s Official Scottsdale News is sponsored by Schoukens Training Center of Belgium, owned by Glenn, Tom & Cathy Schoukens. Glenn Schoukens and Mieke Opsteyn were on hand at the Scottsdale show this year representing Schoukens Training Center. Glenn presented two horses for H.E. Sheikh Jassim Bin Khalifa Al Thani, owner of Aljassimya Farm in Santa Ynez, California and managed by Bart Van Buggenhout. Glenn showed Monther Al Nasser to the titles of Unanimous International Egyptian Heritage Champion Stallion Five Years and Over and Unanimous International Egyptian Heritage Champion Senior Stallion. In addition, Glenn also showed the 2015 World Silver Champion Stallion Equator to the titles
T oday’s Official Scottsdale Daily News is sponsored by Deor Farms, Aude Espourteille and Tara Boresek, and Rohara Arabians, Roxann and Karl Hart. Deor Farms and Rohara Arabians are taking this opportunity to announce that the stallion A Jakarta ( Jullyen El Jamaal x Gai Schara, by Bey Shah), owned by Deor Farms, will be moving from Butte Falls, Oregon to the lush landscapes of Rohara Arabians in central Florida. The inspiration of moving A Jakarta to Rohara Arabians and standing him in Florida is the possibility of bringing him to a new group of breeders and allowing them to experience this incredible stallion. A Jakarta's offspring are sought after by breeders around the globe and he has offspring in the Middle
Today’s Official Scottsdale Daily News is sponsored by Pegasus Arabians and Sandspur Ranch, owned by Dean and Terri Wikel. Sandspur Ranch is a very special place of history. It was once the home of the legendary stallion Padron. Today, under the care of the Wikels, it once again is home to international champions and national champion producers. This year, Dean and Terri Wikel are celebrating the 25 th Anniversary of Pegasus Arabians. For more than two decades, the Wikels have quietly created a very special breeding program, which has produced far too many champions to count. Their success has earned them the titles of Breeders National Finals, Breeder of the Year, three years in a row; Arabian Breeders World