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How to Think Like A Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

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Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage: Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

- Racing Horses -

The racing seat of a jockey is an exaggeration of the forward seat. As a racehorse gathers speed and gallops in a straight line, its center of balance moves forward. A jockey therefore crouches forward along the neck of the horse with legs held high by very short stirrups. The crouching posture affords the added advantages of giving free play to the horse's hind legs and of creating less wind resistance than would an upright posture.

 

Why Racing Venues Owe Thanks to the Arabian Breed

 

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