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For competition most people use Arabian horses. But in extreme long distance riding, nothing can beat an Akhal- Teke.
The jockey will sometimes carry what is called a "bat" which is about 2 feet long with a flat leather end. They will use this to smack the horse on the flank (just behind the …jockey's leg) to encourage him to run a bit faster. This is not considered abusive at all because the end of the bat is wide and flat and more than anything else makes a slapping sound on the horse's side which excites him. This is usually only used towards the end of a race if there is going to be a close finish.
The Kentucky Derby has 20 horses. But yeah, it's different from race to race. It's rare that there is more than 20 horses, but it happens. Usually 10-20, but sometimes only 2.… But the Grand National has 40 horses.
Its a one horse race means that it is as easy as winning a race against your own self (horse).
You get your money back for the horse or horses that are scratched from the race. if you only bet 3 horses in your trifecta, then you get the entire amount back.
the only horse race i know of is the Kentucky Derby....its pretty famous.
There is no specific breed of horse just for parades. I have seen many different breeds. Arabians make wonderful parade horses because they are so beautiful and animated. The …draft breeds are always crowd-pleasers, and I have even seen mules. They actually look very nice when they are all dressed up.
A Hit Parade means a lot of wins in competitions.
I am sure any type COULD be a racehorse but not all horses are cut out to be one. Most racehorses are quarter horses or thoroughbreds. A quarter horse is the fastest horse but… can only run a short distance. A thoroughbred isn't as fast but can run for a larger period of time. I hope I helped out some ;)
A person who rides horses (mainly thoroughbreds) is called a Jockey
I believe it is 1 word: Racecar.
there are none! xx
You climb on a horse and start racing. OR: get in touch with a local equestrian club and ask around.
There is the old way of checking the daily horse racing paper if one is unable to attend the race in person. There are also various website and services that provides you wit…h the odds and results almost instantaneously.
Someone wanting to watch horse racing live could use the website called Horse Racing UK which provides a free live service for horse racing. Alternatively, "Watch Horse Racing…" also provides this service.