Jockeys need to be small because that means that they are light weighted. They need to be light weighted so the horse doesn't have a lot of weight to take on. This makes the horse be able to run as fast as it can with being in control.
Horse jockeys are typically shorter people. There is no average for their weight though it is doubtful they weigh much.
Jockeys need to be very light-weighted in order to increase the speed the horse can achieve during a race. The average jockey weights between 108 to 118 lb. (49 to 54 kg).
they could but the horse wouldn't be able to run as fast as the hoses with light riders
Horse Jockeys relate to math and science! Horse Jockeys relate to math and science!
The jockeys are picked by the trainer or the owner of the horse and its partly the race judges approval to!
I know the fear of horses is : Equinophobia. but I am not sure there is one specifically for horse jockeys.
There are no minimum or maximum height requirements for jockeys. However, because jockeys are so light-weighted, the typical height ranges between 4”10 and 5”6 feet.