Etienne & Grégoire Leenders Race-horse trainers

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27.12.2015

Exercise rider

 

On the photograph you can see an exercise rider riding barebacked. We were quite surprised about it but the trainer told us that it was a tradition and that they only saddled the horses for the gallops.

Riders and jockeys don’t want this tradition to change.

 

The white material around the head is placed that way to quieten horses too keen or too nervous.