U.S. Nationals

October 21st - 29th, 2016
Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa, United States

Featured Articles

Rounding Up Mustang Arena-October 29, 2016

It's a wrap for the 2016 50th Arabian and Half-Arabian U.S. Nationals! Mustang Arena finished the final day with Cutting and Working Cow horses. Strikingly beautiful horses, yet 'c...

Cutting, Reined Cows, Working Cow...Last Day! Mustang Arena October 28, 2016

If you were watching performance classes in Ford Arena tonight, you were privileged to witness Reining super stars Crystal McNutt and Nathan Kent put on a show stopping performance...

Saturday, October 29th

As the 50th annual United States National Championship Horse Show draws to a close, the memories created there will be added to the treasure chest of historical moments from years...

Reined Cow Horse! Mustang Arena October 27, 2016!

The cows arrived yesterday and are now getting their exercise in Mustang Arena! Today was the start of the Reined Cow Horse and Working Cow Horse sessions...Watch Purebreds and Hal...

Friday, October 28th

It is Finals Friday in Tulsa... and the anticipation is palpable! Throughout the week, nearly 1800 horses have been competing for the right to be named National Champions...and...

Purebreds And Amateur Reining Finals In Mustang Arena- Thunder And Smoke-October 26, 2016

Mustang Arena concluded its Reining segment today with BIG prizes...$$$$$, Show Saddle, Show Bridles...And lots more loot to compliment the ROSES! BIG THANKS to all our prize donor...

Thursday, October 27th

Thursday, October 27, 2016: The atmosphere at the U.S. Nationals is always exciting, as would be expected of a major sporting event. But it is the camaraderie, the reunion with...

Wednesday, October 26th

Wednesday, October 26, 2016: Coverage of a show like the U.S. Nationals is a complex affair. Consider that Arabian Horse Global Network is often in several locations around the gl...

Tuesday, October 25th

Tuesday, October 25, 2016: One of the best things about blogging for the Arabian Horse Global Network is the opportunity to see all of the fantastic photos that staff photographer...

Finals Begin!- Mustang Arena October 25, 2016

Finals begin with red roses out front and center today at the Mustang Arena! Purebred Arab Reining Amateurs showing' their stuff, congratulations to DICK AMES and TA MOZART on thei...

Amateur's Rule On Monday and Reining Finals Begin! Mustang Arena-October 24,2016

Monday's Mustang Arena featured 41 Amateur Half- Arab Reining runs! Arguably one of the fastest growing disciplines in the Arabian show circuit, Reining Amateurs face deep competit...

Magic Monday at U.S Nationls

I think everyone can agree a Monday at a horse show isn't like any other Monday. This Monday was filled with magical moments as championships started to get handed out in every ses...

Monday, October 24th

Monday, October 24, 2016: The Arabian horse community was saddened by the passing yesterday of Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani, the former Emir of Qatar and grandfather to the p...

Mustang Arena-October 23, 2016-Reining...Hot Patterns! Western Horsemanship-Cool, Calm, Collected

Mustang Arena is all about spinning, sliding, runs and roll backs! As a result of today's runs, Tuesdays' finals include trainer Crystal McNutt proudly possessing six of the ten fi...

Standing Ovations!

The third day at the horse show was filled with championships, tears of excitement and standing ovations! Through out the day there were championships in multiple divisions all sho...

Mustang Arena-October 22, 2016-Reining, Western Horsemanship and Showmanship

Today Mustang Arena featured Half-Arabian Reining from early A.M. and on to the early afternoon. The Half- Arabian Futurity started out the morning...If you sought to witness the t...

Have you heard about Vote and Win Viewers Choice?

As we enter the 2nd day of the U.S National Championship horse show I felt it was very important for me to talk more about the Vote and Win Viewers Choice feature that is available...

Saturday October 22nd

Cyber hacking is not a topic that I expected to be writing about in conjunction with the U.S. Nationals, but it certainly did impact Arabian Horse Global Network yesterday, along...

50th U.S Nationals Underway!

The 50th U.S Nationals is underway and in full swing! The first day was full of excitement as everyone started showing in the first classes of the show. All the hard work over the...

Ridin’, Slidin’ And The Need For Speed!

U.S. Nationals Mustang Arena Ridin’, Slidin’ And The Need For Speed! Mustang Arena debuted with the Purebred Arab Reining Futurity and Half-Arabian Reining Open. Dozens of primed...

Friday October 21st

While strolling through the showgrounds in Tulsa, visitors will likely come across a life-sized statue of an Arabian horse, painted a glistening gold in honor of the Golden Anniver...

2016 US Nationals Viewers Choice

Choose Your Winner The Arabian Horse Global Network will be presenting the Vote and Win this year for the first time, to the public audience at U.S. Nationals in Tulsa. In an eff...

Thursday - October 20th

If you have ever spent any time on a show grounds, you will be familiar with the pungent aroma of mulch, and the sweeter scent of fresh pine shavings that envelops you when you w...

United States Nationals - In Preparation

Monday, October 17, 2018: As the sun breaks over the show grounds in Tulsa, Oklahoma, preparations are well underway for the 50th Anniversary of the United States National Champion...