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Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my.

Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my. Greetings from the farm. I decided to add this On the Farm section to the blog because we all do other things in our lives in addition to traveling to horse shows, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown began through the United States in March 2020. Happy Summer Here…

Six Amazing Cochise County Arizona Trail Rides, Hikes and Towns

Cochise County Arizona Trail Rides, Hikes and Towns I live in Arizona in its most southeastern county of Cochise. This county is home to many famous locations: Tombstone of OK Corral gunfight fame; Bisbee with its mining history and ghost tour delights; Fort Huachuca, a major military installation in Arizona with its rich Buffalo Soldiers…

The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Finally! Mother Nature smiled on the WestWorld showgrounds, home to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show! Gone are the memories of sleet and vendor umbrellas sailing across the rained-soaked Wendell Arena like unmoored tumbleweed. As this week’s sun rose, bringing with it 70s and mild southerly breezes, off went…

Memoir: A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art and Love by Shelley Groom Trevor

A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art, and Love — A New Memoir by Shelley Groom  (coauthored by Tobi Lopez Taylor) by Tobi Lopez Taylor | Aug 2, 2019 Shelley Groom Trevor, a lifelong horsewoman, successfully showed Arabian horses throughout the U.S. and in Canada for her grandfather Ed Tweed’s Brusally Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. Shelley is known today…

Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion

“Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion” by Tobi Lopez Taylor In 1967, Scottsdale’s longtime Arabian horse breeder Ed Tweed embarked on a mission to race the horses he bred. He imported a chestnut Arabian stallion from Poland named Orzel, or “Eagle” in English, that flew past competitors to become the first U.S. National Racing Champion. Among…

Cavalia Odysseo

Cavalia Odysseo “Acclaimed by more than three-million spectators in 34 markets across North America over the past seven years, our show Odysseo ended its triumphant tour in Montreal last October [2018] after 13 weeks of sold-out shows,” says Eric Paquette, director of Publicity & Public Relations for Cavalia USA.  He continues, “The next few months…

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The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Established in 1955, and held annually in February, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the world’s largest Arabian horse show, has grown from 50 horses and a dozen trainers/owners to more than 2200 horses and more than 1300 owners! Mark your calendars: February 11-21, 2021 The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show draws 300 thousand+ horse lovers…

Arabhorse Farm Tour

The annual Arabhorse Farm Tour is “must do” when ringing in the New Year in Arizona As the New Year arrives, you’re invited to enjoy three exciting days of Arabian horse industry festivities over an extended holiday weekend. Scottsdale-based, Arabian horse training & breeding barns host special two-hour presentations – open to the public, free…