About The Riverbend Arena

Riverbend Arena is a full-service equine facility that caters to horse owners, competitors and spectators, located in Inola, Oklahoma (approximately 22-miles East of Tulsa, OK), 1-mile south of Hwy-412 and 4160 road. The arena and event center is a fully covered 100,000 sq. ft. facility with a full commercial kitchen, concessions, The River Eatery (opened during events only), meeting rooms, indoor stalls, outdoor paddocks, ample parking, bathrooms and the ability to host events from 100 to 10,000 people indoors, and 30,000+ person events outdoors. Click Here to see our facility.

Riverbend Leadership

Derek Sanders – Chief Executive Officer:

A fireman for the Tulsa Fire Department by trade, but is driven by a desire to be a successful rancher and steward of the land. Mr. Sanders studied at the University of Oklahoma, and a generational rancher giving his qualified and experience in the tools needed for growth and prosperity in business management.

John Hall – Senior Member:

John Hall has 62 years of experience as a rancher, horseman, sales, and business manager. John established in the community, supports local church and has family-like ties to the 27 Ranch family.

Tim Higeons – Senior Member:

Tim Higeons is a Captain of the Tulsa Fire Department by trade and a longtime friend of the 27 Ranch family. His leadership, work ethics, and moral code of conduct will be a positive influence on the business management team for the 27 Arena.