Scottsdale, Ariz. – Feb. 6, 2020 – Horse and Country (H&C) is thrilled to provide their subscribers for the very first time, exclusive live coverage of the 65th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. With 11 days of multi-ring live streaming from Feb. 13 – 23, equestrians of all disciplines can view the world’s largest Arabian show with daily coverage only available on H&C.
A staple of the Arabian horse world since 1955, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is a showcase of the beauty and diversity of Arabian and Half-Arabian horses. Catering to thousands of spectators of all ages, the show will feature a full program of exciting events with more than 2,000 horses competing throughout the week. Six show rings will host classes ranging from western and hunter pleasure, native costume, driving, jumping, dressage, halter, reining, and much more. Held annually every winter in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is a premier event equestrian fans shouldn’t miss!
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To kick off the 11-day event, H&C will stream classes from various arenas. Included in the first two days of coverage, there will be Arabian and Half-Arabian reining, western horsemanship, both english and western dressage, hunter and western pleasure, and showmanship classes. The fan-favorite, Arabian Mounted Native Costume for Juniors 18 & Under will take place at 6:00 p.m. GMT on Friday in the Markel Insurance Equidome Arena.The highlight event on Friday will be the Western Horsemanship Medal. Later in the day, spectators can view the International Breeder Egyptian Heritage competitions.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Competition from six arenas will be available to watch throughout the day on Saturday. With competition of reining, both english and western dressage, reining and trail horse, there will be something guaranteed for everyone. Saturday evening kick starts at 6:00 p.m. GMT in the Markel Insurance Equidome Arena with four highly anticipated junior championship divisions including saddle seat equitation, western pleasure and english pleasure.
Sunday, Feb. 16
With a day full of live streaming opportunities, viewers will have the opportunity to enjoy competition from six arenas. Dressage enthusiasts can watch under saddle dressage championships while western fans can stream reining equitation and western horsemanship championships. The junior hunt seat equitation championships will also be featured on Sunday’s schedule.
Monday, Feb. 17 – Thursday, Feb. 20
From western trail to native costume and breed show classes, the first four days of the week will have a wide range of disciplines that Arabian fans are sure to enjoy! Beginning bright and early each day at 8:00 a.m. GMT, the second week of competition will start with sporthorse in-hand competition before riders saddle up for mounted classes. One of the highlight events of the week, the International Arabian Breeder Straight Egyptian Championships will take place Monday evening in the Aljassimya International Arena South Hall.
Friday, Feb. 21
Leaders from various divisions will continue to show off their skills on Friday with over 40 championship divisions taking place throughout the day in five arenas. From jumper classes like the 1.0m Jumper Championship to multiple hunter classes, viewers will be guaranteed to find something right up their alley! To switch it up, reining fans can watch their fair share of reining classes in Arena 5. Friday’s opening ceremonies will begin at 6:00 p.m. GTM in the Markel Insurance Equidome Arena with 11 championships up for grabs including the AEPA Conway Arabians $20,000 Arabian Country English Pleasure AOTA Maturity Championship.
Saturday, Feb. 22
On the penultimate day of events, five arenas will be livestreamed on H&C beginning at 8:00 a.m. GMT. While the hunters will take over Arena 6, multiple Arabian reining championships will take place throughout the day in Arena 5 with the ARHA Half-Arabian/Anglo-Arabian Reining Futurity Classic at Scottsdale starting at 4:00 p.m. GMT. Four Scottsdale Signature Stallion Championship tricolors will be won Saturday morning in the Royal Arabians Wendell Arena before that ring will see a handful of western and hunter pleasure championships in the afternoon. Beginning with the open ceremonies at 6:00 p.m. GMT in the Markel Insurance Equidome Arena, Saturday evening will see a plethora of thrilling classes including the Scottsdale Gamblers Choice Championship and the Platinum Performance $5,000 Arabian Liberty Championship.
Sunday, Feb. 23
Beginning at 8:00 a.m. GMT on the final morning of the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, skilled horsemen and women will take to the arenas to vye for 27 championship titles in multiple disciplines including working cow, reining, side saddle, hunter and western pleasure and and english show hack. Heading into the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. GMT, the last 15 championship ribbons will be earned in the remaining classes including english, hunter and western pleasure divisions and the Arabian Mounted Native Costume Championship.