8th Annual Farm Tour
December 31st, 2014 - January 4th, 2015
Scottsdale’s most prestigious Arabian horse farms welcomed the public to experience World-renowned Arabian horses during a multi-day New Year event.
The 8th Annual ArabHorse Farm Tour returned to Scottsdale December 31, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The five (5) day tour offered a rare opportunity to the public to experience the beauty, history and lifestyle of the Arabian horse up close and personal over the New Year Holiday weekend.
The ArabHorse Farm Tour has become a must-attend community event. The beauty of the horses, the energy of the presentations and the class and elegance of the party spreads are unmatched by any other equine event. People travel from all over the country to the valley specifically for the Annual Tour.
Fifteen (15) of the Valley’s most prestigious farms opened their barns to the public at no charge, for a multi-day event showcasing world-renowned Arabian horses.
- Day 1 – December 31st, 2014
- Sandspur Ranch - Pegasus Arabians, Rivero International, Tara Carpio & Cari Thompson Training
- Phoenix Children’s Hospital New Years Eve Party – Hosted by the Ames Family
- Day 2 – January 1st, 2015
- Stonewall Farm – David Cains and Scott Bailey
- Silver Spurs Equine – Michael and Michelle Miola
- Rae Dawn Arabians – Murray and Shirley Popplewell
- Day 3 – January 2nd, 2015
- McDonald Arabians – Gary and Jennifer McDonald
- Gemini Acres – Jim and Sally Bedeker
- Arabians International – Sandro Pinha and Gil Valdez
- Day 4 – January 3rd, 2015
- Laurie Martin Performance Horses – Laurie Martin and Michael Brock
- Culbreth Equine - Chris and Michele Culbreth
- Rodrigues Training Center – Joao and Annette Rodrigues
- Regency Cove – Jack and Elizabeth Milam
- Day 5 – January 4th, 2015
- Arabian Expressions – Greg Knowles
- Midwest Training Center – David Boggs
- Royal Arabians – Cindy McGown and Mark Davis
The ArabHorse Farm Tour annually supports Charitable Foundations including the 5th Annual Benefit Auction for Healing Hearts Animal Rescue & Refuge, which raised over $20,000 to help horses in distress, abandoned or abused. This year’s tour also included a New Year's Eve party benefitting Phoenix Children’s Hospital Cancer and Blood Disorders that raised over $200,000 for the charity.