Jack Brizendine Dies

[source: AQHA]

12012015-jack-brizendineFuneral services are pending for noted halter trainer Jack Brizendine, who died November 30.

Jack showed in AQHA competition since 1971, starting in working cow horse, reining, western riding and western pleasure. In the last several years, Jack has been known for his success in halter, leading such greats as My Tru Luv.

Jack trained or sold 22 world champions. He earned seven world championships in three breeds.

Since 1994, when AQHA started keeping records, Jack earned 9,830 points and 7,150 wins.

Jack was also a breeder of American Quarter Horses, earning his 10-year cumulative breeder award in 2003.

The longtime AQHA Professional Horseman was known for his willingness to share his knowledge and contributed several training articles to The American Quarter Horse Journal.

In 2014, the AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Council recognized Jack with a lifetime achievement award.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela, and their four children, Jared, Chad, Brittany and Sean.


2 thoughts on “Jack Brizendine Dies

  • December 17, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Jack was not only my trainer but he was a friend as well. He was an excellent teacher who wanted his customers to enjoy what they were doing and to be winners as well.

    As a group, the amateurs had a great time and Jack supported us in having fun. We will all miss him.

    We are sure that Pam knows how much Jack loved her. He was a great father who was so proud of his children.

    Jack, we will miss you.

    Doc Wheeler

  • September 18, 2016 at 11:08 am

    I was so sorry to learn of passing of Jack. I had the privelidge to meet him when I stopped by his house to inquire about his horse SR Customized. He had just returned from a world show and was very tired, but allowed his stable hand to get out SR Customized, and show him to me. We have a filly from him which has great conformation.. I was very pleased to meet him and so sorry for the family loss.
    Ken Woodley


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