Having a brief about horse jockey :-
A horse jockey is called an equestrian. A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing/ steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The average height of a horse jockey is 4’10” to 5’6″. Most jockeys earn a salary between $30,000 and $40,000 per year.
A horse cannot win a race without a jockey. Jockeys develop incredibly strong bonds with their horses and deep understanding of their traits and mood. Most times question like do jockeys know their horses? are being asked and the answer to this is yes. Jockeys typically ride their horses prior to a race. Russell A. Baze is confirmed to be the most famous jockey of all time.
Jockeys manage to perform a highly active jobs on around 1500 calories per day. If a jockey is overweight, he can be replaced by another rider or may be permitted to carry ‘overweight’, which will always be announced on the racecourse before a race begins. Jockeys can’t own a horse they ride.
In conclusion, some racehorses are mistreated and abused, they are drugged, whipped and even shocked during races as a result of cruelty of horse races.