The Tulsa Reining Classic presented by Kimes Ranch, one of the National Reining Horse Association’s Top 10 ranked shows released its 2022 show schedule. This year’s Tulsa Reining Classic (TRC) will be held August 27-September 4 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex at Expo Square, with classes held in three arenas including the Xochic Ford Truck Arena.
The Tulsa Reining Classic will host The Invitational Reining, a stallion stakes futurity program for junior and freshmen stallions and their offspring features a payout of $575,000. The inaugural National Ranch Riding Futurity for outstanding 3-year-old Ranch Riding horses will be held August 27.
“It’s the 20th TRC to be held and with the addition of The Invitational Reining and the first ever National Ranch Riding Futurity, it’s an extra special show,” said Pete Kyle, owner and manager of the Tulsa Reining Classic. “We’re working to make this an outstanding event for all levels of exhibitors.”
There are several futurities and derbies including:
- Silva Reining Horses LLC Open Futurity
- XCS Ranch Non Pro Futurity
- Tamarack Ranch Developing Horse Futurity
- Cardinal Ranch Emerging Horse Futurity
- Markel Insurance Novice Horse Open and Non Pro Derby
- Elementa Open Derby
- Not Ruf At All Non Pro Derby
- The Invitational Non Pro Futurity and Open Futurity
The TRC also is home to the South Central Affiliate Regional Championships, the first qualifying event for the 2022 Adequan® North American Affiliate Championships in Oklahoma City during the NRHA Futurity and NAAC.
Early entry deadline for all events is August 3 with a discount for stalls prepaid by August 3. Entry and stalling forms will be available at tulsareining.com.
A stallion service auction sponsored by QStallions, powered by AQHA, will feature some of the reining industry’s top sires. Online bidding opens August 27 and closes September 3.
TRC sponsors include Kimes Ranch, Silva Reining Horses LLC, XCS Ranch, Tamarack Ranch, Cardinal Ranch, Markel Insurance, Elementa, Not Ruf At All, Oxchic/Tim Anderson and Kim Neven, Toyon Ranch, Bob’s Custom Saddles, Deary Performance Horses, Elite Equine, Tenda Equine Products, Oklahoma Equine Hospital, Nautilus Equine Spa, QStallions, Kyle Tack, Bur Oak Sports Medicine and Lameness, Jerry Kimmel Reining Horses, Equine Sports Medicine, Hobby Horse Clothing Company, Sharon Lindy, PT-Bremer Group, McQuay/Burns, Elite Stall Mats, Wetherell Hay Company, and Roger and Glenda Parks.