NOVEMBER 24 & 25 2023
The annual Event to coincide with the AHAF Holiday Festival Horse Show.
More Keystone Experience Events are being planned around the country…Stay Tuned!

SEVEN KEYSTONE CLASSES

These seven classes were featured at our Inaugural event at the AHAF Holiday Festival Show in 2022…All held in the Grand Prix Arena at WEC, Friday & Saturday evening, to coincide with additional AHAF Holiday Show classes for that session.  In addition, the sessions included exciting entertainment performances by Sylvia Zerbini, Musical freestyle dressage, and special holiday acts!

$105,000
Palmetto Arabians Purebred Western Pleasure Jackpot

Open to all Purebred Arabian Western Pleasure Horses 3 & Older, with a $100,000 in prize money.

Sponsored by Palmetto Arabians,
Frank & Sara Chisholm

Thank you to our High Five Sponsor Hagale Family Arabians

$30,000 AEPA
Arabian Country English Pleasure Pro-Am Challenge

Participants must be AEPA EligibleArabians, and will include one professional rider and one amateur rider for each entry.

Sponsored by Strawberry Banks Farm and Arabian English Performance Assoc.

Thank you to our High Five Sponsor Hagale Family Arabians

$15,000
Royal Arabians Arabian Hunter Pleasure Pro-Am Challenge

Participants must Purebred Arabian Hunter Pleasure Horses 3 & Over, and will enter with one professional rider and one amateur rider.


Sponsored by
Royal Arabians

Thank you to our High Five Sponsor Hagale Family Arabians

$2,500
Anvil Arabians Supreme Halter Championship

This Class will be open to all Purebred Arabian Junior Champions and Senior Champions from the AHAF Holiday Show where they will compete for a Supreme Halter Championship and Prize Money.


Sponsored by Anvil Arabians


Thank you to our Crowd Favorite Sponsor Hagale Family Arabians​

$7,500+
Purebred & Half-Arabian
Native Costume Championship

This will be a combined class,
open to Purebred & Half-Arabian Mounted Native Costume entries. The Champion will win a New Kellogg Native Costume valued at $5000+ and cash prizes will be awarded to Reserve Champion and Top Five winners.

Sponsored by Barta Show Horses

Thank you to our High Five Sponsor Hagale Family Arabians

$3,000+ 50/50
Egg And Spoon
Challenge

This Event will be open to all rider or a Purebred Arabian or Half-Arabian. The entry fee for this event will be split 50/50 (50% to winning rider and 50% to our event charity partners).


Sponsored by
Arabian Horse Promotional Fund


Thank you to our Crowd Favorite SponsorHagale Family Arabians​

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Judging in the

Keystone classes

All of the Keystone Events are aimed to engage our large audience of spectators and newcomers visiting the event!

The judging of our Keystone Jackpot classes will help us do that by engaging the audience directly with a Crowd Vote!  The Crowd Vote Winner will be presented with an award in each of the eligible Keystone classes!

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EXPERIENCE BARN

The Keystone’s premier element is the installation of an Arabian Horse EXPERIENCE BARN.  This barn will be open to all spectators visiting the our events and will allow newcomers to get up close and personal with our Arabian Ambassador horses. 

Inaugural Keystone EXPERIENCE Barn, Sponsored by Dr. Nancy O’Reilly, Amazing Horsewoman LLC.

GUIDED TOURS

A series of educational stations will be displayed to allow 8-12 people at a time a hands-on educational experience with the Arabian horse. Stations will include: Vet & Farrier demos, painting a horse, grooming & care, photo opps & riding/leadline opportunities.

LIVE DEMOS
AND CLINICS

The adjacent Lugano arena will offer an area for live demonstrations of Arabian versatility and opportunities to meet, touch and ride Arabian horses.

ARABIAN AMBASSADORS

The EXPERIENCE barn will also house Arabian Ambassador horses that will meet all visitors in a hands-on visiting opportunity.

GAMES, PHOTOS AND MORE...

The experience barn will include Children's Games & Engagement activities to entertain children with the Arabian Horse. Merchandise and even Christmas Card photo opportunities with the Arabian Horse.

Sponsor and Support

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Charities

Keystone Arabian Horse experience is driven by The Arabian Promotional Fund, with a goal of promoting the Arabian horse to those communities outside of our own industry.  What better way is there to accomplish that, than to honor both national and local charities at this event.  

In 2022 we are proud to announce that The Keystone Arabian Experience raised over $50,000 to benefit these worthwhile organizations:

Wounded Warrior Project
Project Hope Ocala
Horses N Heroes of Marion County