Racing Too Young Causes Injuries By Cailin Lucero

Young Thoroughbred horses begin training in the fall of their one-year-old year.

Examples of training include lunging in a round pen...

And intense galloping around a practice track.

At the age of two, Thoroughbred horses begin their racing careers.

The result: injury for both the horse and jockey.

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