National Reining Horse Derby
333 Gordon Cooper Blvd
Enjoy this Western riding competition that features riders guiding horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins and stops. The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby & Show will award more than half a million dollars to the winners. Come see the best four-, five- and six-year-old reining horses in the world. The National Reining Horse Derby is one of two major events presented by the NRHA each year in Oklahoma City and is the premier event for the world's best reining horses, their exhibitors and their owners.
An amazing experience for horse lovers of all backgrounds and interest levels, the National Reining Horse Derby provides fun for the whole family. The equestrian competitions start early each morning, continuing into the early evening each day. Friday and Saturday's finals qualifiers will be determined from overall scores posted Monday through Wednesday. Venture outside the show ring with a stop at the annual trade show, featuring more than 50 Western vendors from around the country selling an array of products including jewelry, clothing, bronze sculptures, Western rugs, tack, cowboy hats and boots.