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World Champion Barrel Racer Jordon Briggs’ career through the years.
Jordon Briggs wins her first WPRA World Championship and sets NFR barrel racing average record thanks to 10 clean runs on the outstanding AQHA/WPRA Barrel Horse of the Year Famous Lil Jet.
Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet notch their first go-round win of the Wrangler NFR barrel racing with a 13.45 to win Round Eight.
Article courtesy WPRA with modification from Barrel Horse News Success in the sport of barrel racing or breakaway roping doesn’t just fall on the human athlete but also the equine athlete. While the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and American Quarter Horse Association have annually honored the top equine partners that carry WPRA barrel racers to the winner’s circle dating back to 1989, this year marks the first year breakaway roping horses are also being recognized. The Nutrena Horse of the Year presented by AQHA were unveiled October 14 following the conclusion of voting by the top 25 in each respective event. Taking top honors in the barrel racing is Famous Lil Jet, ridden by Jordon Briggs and owned by Jordon and her husband, Justin. The 2014 gelding was bred by Busby Quarter Horses and is by all-time leading barrel racing sire Dash Ta Fame and out of Blazin Black Beauty by…
Bit maker Troy Flaharty added a floating port to spice up a smooth mouthpiece, making this bit trainer Jordon Briggs’ go-to medium-shank lifter for a horse with a sensitive mouth.
National Finals Rodeo qualifier and champion futurity trainer Jordon Briggs uses a short-shank lifter bit with a square mullen mouthpiece to balance out overly bendy horses.
Jordan Briggs shows you her favorite Dave Elliott bits and explains their functions.
Get to know reigning Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion Jordon Briggs.
Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet won their second consecutive go-round with a 13.48 to tie for the Round Nine win with Stevi Hillman and Famous Lemon Drop, each banking $24,166.64.