To be a jockey you have to be able to ride a fast horse and loose a lot of weight
The maximum weight of a jockey, including full gear, saddle, and saddle cloth is 126 lbs. in a Triple Crown race. In some races it can not exceed 112 lbs.
There is no height limit, most horse jockeys range from 5'1''-5'5'', the tallest horse jockey was 6'1''. The qualifications to be a jockey depends on their weight and the discipline or type of racing the horse is used for.
A jockey rides a race horse in horse racing.
Horse reins are what jockey's use to "brake" a horse.
He/she isn't, the horse is. The handicapper looks at the previous form (results) for all horses in the race and decides what weight each horse ought to carry to, in theory, make the race a dead-heat. The jockey and tack (saddle etc.) are weighed and anything below the handicap weight given to the individual horse is added as weights, into the weight cloth. Jockey and tack are weighed again after the race to check the weight, allowing a little for sweating of the jockey.
First look at the racing form and the odds of each race. Then read about the jockey that is riding the horse you our betting on. Both th odds and the Jockey's past races are the main knowledge needed. How many times did the horse win in the past and with each win who was the jockey riding the horse and is the jockey's weight less as the more weight the horse must carry the less chance of the horse winning first or second or even third place..
the average weight for the pinto hors
A jockey uniform is the coloured silks worn by the jockey when riding in a horse race. The colours of the silks are chosen by the owner of the horse when he registers his ownership of the horse.