Horse Enthusiasts Have Plenty to See and Do During Sun Circuit in WestWorld

By: Tabitha Smith

Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show

The Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show rolls into Scottsdale’s WestWorld for 10 days of action and excitement February 28 through March 8. While the finest Quarter Horses from all over the US and Canada converge in Scottsdale to participate in one of the top rated shows in the nation, local equine enthusiasts also look forward to the extravaganza. Many of the best horse training facilities are located in Arizona and will be showing off their world champions in reining, cow horse, roping, english, western, trail and jumping. The show makes certain there is a place for everyone with classes tailored to exhibitors just starting out in the world of horse shows.

With so much to see and do, families who come out to Sun Circuit for this one-of-a-kind experience certainly won’t be disappointed.

In the market for a new horse? Jason and Nikki Hershberger will be holding their 15th Annual Performance Horse Sale on Friday February 28th, 2020 in the Equidome at WestWorld. There will be 100 head of top quality Cow Horses, Cutters, Rope Horses, Ranch Riders, Reiners and Ranch Versatility Horses.

 
Roping fans will enjoy coming out to watch The Sun Circuit ARHFA Rope Horse Futurity on the 29th. There is hefty added money on the line for these talented young rope horses. Many team ropers have found their next prospect through the Futurity.

Another crowd pleasing event is the $20,000 added Smart Boons Fence Challenge on Friday, March 6. The best Cow Horses in the nation will show off their athletic skills in an exciting matchup of superlative fence work. Every year this event draws a huge crowd who spend most of the night on the edge of their seats during the fast-paced competition.

 

While at the Sun Circuit be sure to audit the free clinics lined up for your learning experience.

 

Clinic Schedule:

Friday, February 28 @ 9:45am
Laurel Walker Denton – Developing Trust in Ranch Riding
Arena 6

Friday, February 28 @ 11am
Bob Avila – How Broke is your Horse? 
Market Insurance Arena

 
Friday, February 28 @ 1pm
Robin and Jenny Frid Showmanship Clinic
Smartpak Arena
 
With so much to see and do, families who come out to Sun Circuit for this one-of-a-kind experience certainly won’t be disappointed. Check out the complete class and activity schedule at SunCircuit.com.
 
Excel Supplements is thrilled to be a sponsor at this great event. Be sure to find Tabitha Smith at the show and visit with her about all the benefits these supplements can bring to your program. Equine Oasis is the official dealer at this event for Excel Supplements and will have all our products on hand.