The Tulsa Reining Classic presented by Kimes Ranch has announced Markel Insurance as sponsor of the novice horse derby open and non pro divisions at an event scheduled for August 29-September 5 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex at Expo Square.

The Markel Insurance Novice Horse Derby features the $7,500 Novice Horse Open Derby which runs concurrently with the Elementa Open Derby. The Markel Insurance $2,500 Novice Horse Non Pro Derby runs concurrently with the Colston Paving-Not Ruf At All Non Pro Derby. Novice horses must have earned less than $25,000 as of January 1, 2021. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

“As the industry leader, Markel helps horsemen of all disciplines,” stated Tulsa Reining Classic presented by Kimes Ranch manager and owner Pete Kyle. “Markel Insurance has been a true supporter of  reining for many years, and we appreciate its sponsorship.”

Markel Insurance offers a variety of insurance products for all types of equine operations, including horse mortality insurance, equine liability insurance, farm and ranch coverage and more. Visit Markel Insurance to find out more and to get an online insurance quote.

Entry deadline is August 5 with a discount for stalls prepaid by August 5. Entry forms are available at

The Tulsa Reining Classic presented by Kimes Ranch also hosts the largest  National Reining Horse Association Affiliate Regional Championships and features several futurities and derbies, along with other classes for all levels of riders. 

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