2012 Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic Inks the Title Deal for Darling 888 Ranch Open Derby

atrc 6The Global Reining Sport Group is excited to announce the addition of Darling 888 Ranch as corporate partner and title sponsor of the Darling 888 Ranch Open Derby at the 2012 Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic, August 29 through September 2 in Tulsa, OK.

Offering $33,000 in added money, the Darling 888 Ranch Open Derby is a keystone to the sport of Reining.  It is widely considered one of the most important events for showcasing the talents of four-, five- and six-year-old horses.  Some of the industry’s most elite horses will vie for an estimated $45,000 in total prize money and beautiful prizes for which the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic is known.

Located in Princeton, Kentucky, Darling 888 Ranch is a leader in the sport for world-class breeding, training and the sales of the industry’s best Reining horses.  Led by some of the sport’s most noted and respected professionals, Darling 888 Ranch is a household name among the Reining industry.

Breeding operations at Darling 888 Ranch offer foals from some of the most accomplished broodmares in the sport of Reining and Darling 888 Ranch also features a state-of-the-art equine sports medicine program.  With radiography, ultrasound, preventative medicine, sports medicine and dentistry, Darling 888 Ranch offers a full range of health care options.

“On behalf of the entire team at Darling 888 Ranch, we are excited about our relationship with the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic,” said Rick Darling, owner of Darling 888 Ranch along with his wife Cheri.  “The ATRC is a leading show that has a high-impact on our industry.  Those are characteristics that we feel embody Darling 888 Ranch as well.  The partnership is very natural.”

For more information about Darling 888 Ranch, click on www.Darling888Ranch.com 

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