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favorite class is the Celebrity Slide because it’s fun to see trainers from other disciplines practice during the week, get nervous before they compete, and have fun doing it. It’s also great to see everybody—no matter what kind of Arabian horse you have—come down to the reining ring and have a good time together. Everybody intermingles and enjoys the show, and that’s what it’s all about. No matter what your horse does, it’s always great to get together and have a good time with friends and horses alike.” “I think that WestWorld is just going to continue to get better. It’s going to be a really awesome place to go show your horse. Eventually, no matter what kind

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of weather we have, it won’t affect a thing. There’s something like 250,000 people that come through the gates during the show. It’s a great way for people to get to see and interact with horses. For example, the first year that one of our big corporate sponsors came, they were highly involved in corporate packages with golf tournaments. It ended up that their group loved the show so much that they quit being corporate sponsors to the golf tournaments and they have increased their sponsorship for us. Their clients were actually fighting over the tickets to the show. These are all people that really don’t know anything about horses, but they love it. It’s fun to see people get excited, and it’s great sharing what we love with people, and having them love it too. That’s my favorite, seeing new people enthralled

2013 Scottsdale Show  
2013 Scottsdale Show