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18 years old, most of the time.

The basics:

You must be able to keep your weight down!

You have to adore horses

Ride then WHENEVER you have the chance.

dont be a scared rider

dont say 'I dont feel like riding right now' if you really wanted to be a jockey, then youd ride.


the trait of 'will not give up, EVER'


study horses

be about horses 24/7!

have an extreme passion for them


the ablititly to pleese.

if you fail to have one of these abilities, find another career, you cant take it! Honestly!

the IMPORTANT basics.

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