The Role of the Pony Horse on a Racetrack

The Role of the Pony Horse on a Racetrack

Images of Rich Strike savaging the horse ponying him to the winner’s circle (and biting the outrider) have raised a lot of questions in the media. Many people questioned the purpose of the lead pony and the outrider. After all, one person wrote, the jockey just completed the race. Couldn’t he ride the horse to […]

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How to catch a loose horse on a race track

Here’s a very cool helmet cam that shows an outrider at the track catching a racehorse that’s lost its jockey. The footage is shown in slow motion at the end so it’s worth watching the whole thing.

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