WestWorld serves as epicenter of Arabian breeders this September
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
The Arabian Horse Association of Arizona is announcing the return of the Arabian National Breeder Finals at WestWorld in Scottsdale.
The Arabian National Breeder Finals at WestWorld of Scottsdale from Wednesday, Sept. 13, to Saturday, Sept. 16, and will showcase the best the breed has to offer in an unparalleled venue, representatives of the Arabian Horse Association report.
“We are excited to host the 2023 Arabian National Breeder Finals again this year and welcome the international Arabian community and enthusiasts alike back,” said Melissa Schalles, executive director of the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona.
“This event is a boutique-style horse competition, that will include breeding and performance competitions. If you’ve never seen an Arabian horse, this is a wonderful opportunity, that will entertain both longtime fans and those who are new to the horse arena.”
The Arabian National Breeder Finals is a show that offers an exciting stage for the Arabian Horse to compete. The focus for this year’s event will be to roll out an outstanding halter/breeding showcase that will offer prize money, prestige and opportunities for breeders and Arabian horse enthusiasts.
With up to 300 horses competing, the one-of-a-kind event is akin to the Westminster of the horse industry.
The Arabian National Breeder Finals competition consists of a series of different performances, called ‘classes,’ where some of the best Arabian and halter horses in the world will compete for over $85,000 in prize money and the coveted title of Finals Champion.
“We’re looking forward to the different classes included in this year’s show,” said Ms. Schalles. “The Liberty Class allows horses to run free in the arena without a rider, the Weanlings Class highlights the younger horses that are around three to six months old and the Performance Class and Arabian Native Costume Class, which are always a crowd favorite.”
WestWorld of Scottsdale is at 16601 N. Pima Road. Admission is free.