Arabian Horse Show Returns To WestWorld

Arabian HorseThe 59th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show & Shopping Expo takes over WestWorld February 13-23. The largest of its kind in the world, the event boasts 2,200 of the world’s most beautiful Arabians, half-Arabians and national show horses in competition. Attendees can mingle with celebrities while enjoying barn parties and more than 300 vendor booths featuring international cuisine, artwork, jewelry, equine gifts and horse care products. The cost is $7-15 and the event runs from 8am-10pm daily. For more information, call 480.515.1500 or visit http://www.scottsdaleshow.com.

Northeast Valley Hits High Gear

Car auctions roll into town

carshowIn what has become as much a spectator sport as a collector’s paradise, the Northeast Valley is once again making preparations as the biggest and most spectacular car auctions roll into town. Kicking everything off is one of the most prestigious antique/classic car auctions in the world – the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction. Now in its 43rd year, the Scottsdale event runs from January 12-19 at WestWorld. The auction boasts more than 700 American and European classic, sports and racing cars offered to buyers from around the world. The event takes place from 9am-10pm each day. For information, call 480.421.6694 or visit www.barrett-jackson.com.

The 14th Annual Russo and Steele “Sports and Muscle” Car Auction takes place January 15-19 under the tents at Scottsdale Road and the 101 Freeway and features more than 500 sports cars. For more information, call 480.517.4005 or visit www.russoandsteele.com.

January 17 brings the 15th Annual Automobiles of Arizona (www.rmauctions.com) sale to Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa and the 17th Annual Mitch Silver Car Auction (www.silverauctions.com) to the Ft. McDowell Casino in Fountain Hills. The Gooding and Company Scottsdale Auction (www.goodingco.com) takes place a Scottsdale Fashion Square January 17-18.

Arabian Horse Show & Shopping Expo: February 14-24

Arabian Horse ShowIt’s the largest event of its kind in the world and happening right here in Scottsdale this month, beginning February 14. The 58th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show will be held at WestWorld, attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators who will get a chance to see over 2,400 of the world’s finest horses. The Arabian horses, their trainers and their owners have come to Scottsdale to compete in one of the world’s most prestigious events in the Arabian Horse industry.

Almost as famous for its commercial exhibits area, the Scottsdale show features an assortment of more than 300 vendors and trade booths, offering everything from fine art and jewelry to clothing, boots, saddles and gifts. Take part in educational seminars on the grounds and learn everything from how the Scottsdale Police Department train their horses to those little training tricks that the pros use.

For information and a full schedule of events, visit www.scottsdalshow.com or call TicketMaster at 800.745.3000.

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