The job of a horse racing jockey is very challenging and rewarding too. The jockey with his/her horse is in the limelight on the race day. The duty of a jockey is not only limited to riding the horse to its destination point on the racing day.
In addition, the professional has to keep track of various things before and after the races. A valid license is required on the part of a jockey in order to ride the horse on the race track.
Before the race day comes, the jockey practices a lot with the respective horse under the supervision of the trainer.
The amount and quality of training is a major factor in determining the chances of winning of the jockey.
A jockey has to thoroughly understand the horse’s psychology in order to efficiently control the horse on the race track. Check out the top horse racing jockeys in the world.