Jody Galyean was born October 16 1954 in Bentonville Arkansas to 2014 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Hall of Fame inductee Kenneth and the late Bertena (Hendrickson) Galyean. Galyean moved to Oklahoma in the early 80’s. He has spent his entire career as a trainer and breeder of American Quarter horses. He has attended Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association horse shows since he was a small child.

He competed in the AQHA Youth World Championship Horse Show as a child. Jody has trained and shown multiple world and Congress champions in multiple disciplines. Some of his most prestigious titles include multiple All American Quarter Horse Congress western pleasure titles. He earned numerous National Cutting Horse Association titles including the winning the 1986 NCHA Futurity Championship. Jody was inducted into the NCHA Hall of Fame in 1990.

Jody’s is very proud of his children Beau, Wesley and Christina. Beau and
Wesley were also inducted into the NCHA Hall of Fame.