Visit Westworld Feb. 15 – 25, 2024 for the World’s Largest Arabian Horse Show
The Arabian Horse Association of Arizona (AHAA) is excited to announce the return of the 69th annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The world’s largest Arabian horse show will run from Thursday, Feb. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2023, featuring the world’s best Arabians, exciting competitions, a shopping expo and more.
“We’re thrilled to invite unique, beautiful horses from all over the world to join us in Scottsdale for the 69th year,” said Melissa Schalles, executive director of the AHAA. “If you’re curious about Arabians or know nothing about them, this is the perfect show for you – there’s something for everyone here.”
The 2024 show will feature over 2,100 horses who will compete for more than 3 million in prize money. Event goers can look forward to a huge variety of classes where Arabians will show their versatility, beauty, and grace.
The immersive experience will return this year, giving attendees a hands-on experience to learn, touch and ride, hosted by HoofbeatZ USA, a Phoenix-based organization. The interactive experience, included in the event ticket, introduces newcomers to the world of horses and all the benefits they offer.
Along with the engaging performances, event attendees will have the opportunity to see exhibits featuring fine art, crafts, clothing, and jewelry in the Shopping Expo adjacent to the main arena. More than 300 artisans and entrepreneurs are expected to sell unique goods and offer a wide variety of products and services.
The AHAA will also be celebrating the third annual National Arabian Horse Day on February 19 with special events and activities at the show.
The 11-day show will start at 8 a.m. each day at WestWorld located at 16601 N. Pima Road in Scottsdale. General admission tickets cost $15, tickets for seniors are $10, while children aged 12 and under are free. Military Appreciation Day is Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, when military personnel and their families can attend for free. A family night will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, giving families free admission beginning at 4:30 p.m. A special general admission ticket good for all 11 days can be purchased for $75. Tickets are available each day at the gate or through Elevate via the website www.scottsdaleshow.com/tickets.
The 2024 Scottsdale Show is proud to benefit several charities including Arabian Horse Promotional Fund, Arabian Horsemen’s Distress Fund, Friends of Vail Foundation, Healing Hearts Animal Rescue and Refuge Horses Help TRC, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), March of Dimes, Scottsdale Community College, Horses Help Therapeutic Riding & Youth For Troops.
About the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona
The Arabian Horse Association of Arizona (AHAA), a nonprofit organization, is the recipient of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Sterling Award, Arizona Business Magazine’s Economic Engines of Arizona Award, the Arizona State Governor’s Tourism Award and inductee into the Scottsdale History Hall of Fame. AHAA donates to charitable causes such as March of Dimes, Cox Charities, Phoenix Crisis Nursery, College Education Funds, Youth Programs and many more worthy organizations. Learn more at www.scottsdaleshow.com.