Photo & Youth Art ContestS Information

2022 Annual Photography Contest

This contest is a great way for amateur photographers to share their Arabian horse images to an international community of horse lovers. Get inspired and share your passion of photography and Arabian horses!

Winners will be announced on the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Facebook page as well as on our website prior to the start of the show!

Submit a photograph of your Arabian or Half-Arabian/Anglo-Arabian horse that embodies the category of:

Clowning Around

That's My Baby

Horse and Buddy

Beautiful Arabian


  • Your photo can be in color or black and white
  • Maximum file size: ~2MB
  • A caption for your photograph must be included
  • Photographs submitted MUST be by amateur photographers
    (amateur is defined as a person who has never sold their photographs for profit)
  • Only one submission per person for each category
  • ALL photography entries must be uploaded by Friday, January 14, 2022

    : Each entry will be reviewed prior to posting on contest website.

    : Winners are determined by how well the entry illustrates each category as well as the quality and composition of the image.

    Winners: Winners will be announced on the AHAA website and Facebook page by January 21, 2022.

    : Winning photographs will be incorporated into video promotion and displayed during the Scottsdale Arabian Horse show and other media. The video will be broadcast to an international audience.



The Arabian Horse Association of Arizona is hosting the 67th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, February 17-27, 2022. Our 17th Annual art contest will be open to Kindergarten thru Grade 7 & older.

Youth are invited to submit their interpretations of "Arabian Horses".   Entries are due by Monday, February 7, 2022.

Each entry received will receive a t-shirt, two free one day passes for the entrants’ parents to attend and two for one ticket to invite family and friends to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Please circle the size of the t-shirt on the entry form.  Please see the Rules and Regulations for more information.

Please pay particular attention to the following rules:

1.      Winners in each age division will be awarded as follows: Champion, Reserve Champion and Top Ten winners (8 ribbons). Age categories will be as follows:
·       Kindergarten
·       Grade1
·       Grade2
·       Grade3
·       Grade4
·       Grade5
·       Grade6
·       Grades 7 & older
2.     An Arabian horse must be depicted in each entry.
3.     Only ONE entry per child.
4.     Submitted entries MUST be matted with white mat board.

For the entry form and rules: under Scottsdale Show

Congratulations to our 2020 Art Contest winners!!