Jack Brainard Death – Cause of Death: Co-founder of the National Reining Horse Association, Jack Brainard passed away on Wednesday, November 24. He was 100 years old.
“Jack Brainard passed peacefully with his wife Kathy at his side last night, Bonnie Seigel shared on Thursday. “The world will be a little less bright for those of us who knew, admired, respected and loved Jack.”
Jack Brainard has been in the horse business for over 60 years, both breeding and training horses. He has judged for a variety of horse associations for over 40 years, both in the U.S. and overseas.
Jack was brought up in a family of ranchers and talented horsemen near the small town of Wasta, South Dakota.
“He’s been a champion roper, horse trainer, breeder, rodeo producer, industry visionary, association organizer, best-selling author, clinician, scholar, historian and judge. If the horse industry ever created a Renaissance man, Jack Brainard would be it.”
He will always say: “The secret to horsemanship is to show a horse how and when and where to place his feet.”
Jack was inducted to National Reining Horse Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
Classic books written by the talented author Jack Brainard, includes Cowboys Past, Present and Future, If I Were To Train A Horse, and A Horseman Remembers His First 90 Years.
“Jack loved to help others and he did so as often as the opportunity presented itself. Jack will be with all of us every time we swing a leg over a horse.”