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DESERT SKY ARABIANS: A NEWFOUND PASSION

Every once in a while, extraordinary people make their way into the Arabian horse industry, bringing a fresh enthusiasm that enhances the experience for all involved. And when that enthusiasm is matched with good guidance from those they rely on, success results for them and the entire breed.

SCOTTSDALE

NAVIGATING THE 2024 SCOTTSDALE SHOW: A GUIDE FOR FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES

A s a seasoned Arabian trainer who has attended the Scottsdale Show for over 18 years, I can tell you there’s nothing quite like it. In this guide, I’ll give you an insider’s perspective on what to expect, whether you’re attending as a spectator or stepping into the ring as a first-time exhibitor.

SCOTTSDALE

THE BEST OF SCOTTSDALE

A list of “The Best” places to go in Scottsdale during the 2024 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show.

AHW PARTNERS WITH ARABIAN HUNTER PLEASURE ASSOCIATION

The Arabian horse’s most iconic magazine and the newest performance futurity program have joined forces! The Arabian Horse World and the Arabian Hunter Pleasure Association are excited to announce that 2024 will be the beginning of a powerful partnership.

USEF HONORS AHA MEMBERS AT ANNUAL MEETING

We wanted to take a moment to extend our heartfelt congratulations to all our members who were honored at this year’s USEF Annual Meeting. Your dedication and talents have truly shone, showcasing the Arabian breed on a national stage. We are incredibly proud of all your achievements.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

2023 WORLD ARABIAN HORSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The year 2023 marked a change for the Arabian Horse World Championships; for decades, the magical city of Paris, France, hosted this event, and in 2023, it moved to Doha, Qatar.

REMEMBERING WILLIAM “BILL” CONRAD HUGHES

Bill Hughes (1942 – 2023) significantly impacted the Arabian horse for many years. He was a husband, father, friend, mentor, leader, teacher, and horseman. He lived a highly accomplished life adding value to all he met.

US CHAMPIONSHIPS

2023 US NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: HALTER AND PERFORMANCE

US Nationals is more than just another horse show with fabric roses and bronze statues. It’s often the apex of the stories that move the Arabian horse community.

AERC NATIONAL  CHAMPIONSHIPS

2023 AERC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Armadillo Endurance Ride management hosted a competitive group of 40 horse and rider pairs in the 50-mile National Championship and 28 entries in the 100-mile National Championship. 

2023 TOTALLY TOPS LEADING RIDERS & HANDLERS

Now in its 28th year, the tallies are based on the number of wins each trainer or amateur has accumulated, as specified below. Congratulations to those who have made the list — numbers don’t lie, you really are Totally Tops in the Arabian breed. 

CHOOSING A BREEDING STALLION

Whether the aim is to produce offspring with specific traits, excel in particular disciplines, or preserve certain bloodlines, clearly understanding the desired outcomes will guide the selection process and help narrow down the options. 

SCOTTSDALE

2024 SCOTTSDALE SIGNATURE BROCHURE & STALLION AUCTION CATALOG

The online auction starts February 1 at 7AM MST, and runs until February 25 at 12PM MST.

AHW CALENDAR: FEBRUARY

Aside from being the AHW 2024 calendar cover, Trussardi is also our February feature. Sired by Stival and out of the Aristocrat mare Precious As Gold, he has sired many National Champion foals. He is available for breeding worldwide. For more information on Trussardi, contact Darkside Arabians.

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