Not Just Horsing Around: Five Things to Know about the Arizona Fall Championship Horse Show

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The Arizona Fall Championship Horse Show is quickly becoming one of the most exciting equestrian competitions in the Southwest. For those who have never attended this event, here are five things that make the Arizona Fall Championship Horse Show so special. www,azfallchampionship.com

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1. The location.

Scottsdale, Arizona, is known for its western ties. The city has a wide range of western attractions, and it is frequently cited as one of the best destinations for a western-themed vacation. More than that, Scottsdale is quickly becoming a luxury destination. There are a striking number of tourist attractions throughout the city, including historical sites, family friendly museums and a range of retail opportunities. With all this, tourism in Scottsdale is on the rise, and the local population is booming as well. This vibrancy makes Scottsdale ideal for a competitive horse event. Both competitors and spectators are sure to find their experience in…

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Help Arizona Game & Fish Catch Saffel Canyon Vandals

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Courtesy of Arizona Game & Fish Courtesy of Arizona Game and Fish Department

Our friends at the Arizona Game and Fish Department need your help to catch vandals at the Saffel Canyon OHV staging area in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. We hope you’ll help spread the word by sharing this post.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is asking for the public’s help investigating multiple acts of vandalism at the Saffel Canyon OHV staging area. Vandals destroyed at least two sections of wood-pole fencing around the Saffel Canyon “tot-lot,” a training area designated for inexperienced OHV and motorcycle users. Vandals used the broken fence sections to enter the tot-lot on more than one occasion and cause damage to the facility.

“It appears that the person or persons responsible used a large pickup truck to destroy the fencing, and then used their vehicle to carve deep ruts into the tot-lot,” said Game and Fish OHV Officer Nancy Huser. “This…

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History at Your Fingertips at the Arizona Capitol Museum

What a great idea, and something I didn’t know about, despite a life-time of living in Arizona. Thanks.

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Courtesy of the Arizona Capitol Museum Courtesy of the Arizona Capitol Museum

If you haven’t yet made a trip to the Arizona Capitol Museum, you should — and soon. First, it’s free. Second, the museum specializes in teaching Arizona government and civics, using, per their website, “a balance of technology, hands-on activities, historical artifacts and public programs to help visitors learn about and interact with the government of the 48th state.” Third, a new exhibit at the museum, “Arizona Takes Shape,” will show visitors just how Arizona came to be, and it includes a cool interactive component called “History at Your Fingertips.”

Below, Jason Czerwinski, the museum’s on-site experience manager, talks about this exhibit:

Talk to us about “History at Your Fingertips.” What is it exactly, and what can visitors expect?
“History at Your Fingertips” is actually a smaller component (or an exhibit within an exhibit, if you will) of the Arizona Capitol Museum’s newest exhibit, “Arizona…

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