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Kentucky Derby

The 101
June 21, 2017

Jockeys: Their Role in the Mornings

Photo by Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images A jockey’s primary role in horse racing is to safely ride a horse in a race and, hopefully, in a winning manner. Part of being a successful jockey is establishing and maintaining relationships with…
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The 101
April 2, 2017

Commonly Used Bits

Commonly Used Bits A bit is a piece of metal that goes into the horse’s mouth and is then controlled by a set of reins (long leather or nylon lines) that are attached to the bit and extend to a…
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The 201
October 15, 2016

Common Breathing Disorders

Common Breathing Disorders As an owner, you may not be in the stable with your horses on a daily basis but you will likely be communicating regularly with your trainer of choice, racing manager, or syndicate manager. It is important…
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