Horse Racing - Equipment


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The best life experiences are those in which you enjoy your moments and at the same time, gain popularity. Horse racing can prove best to you, if you have a keen interest in it. To get started with horse racing one should be aware of the equipment and terms that will be encountered most often.

Horse Racing Equipment

The equipment used in horse racing are listed below −

S.no Equipment and Usage
1

Bit

A piece of metal put on the mouth of the horse for controlling purpose.

2

Blinkers

Used to cover the eyes of the horse partially so that he can only state straight.

3

Fence

It is a structure over which the horses used to jump in a competition.

4

Bridle

A leather type instrument used to cover the head of the horse and partially his mouth.

5

Halter

This is the rope tightened around the horse that is used by the rider for controlling purpose.

6

Stirrup

It is attached just at the position where you put your leg while riding the horse.

7

Whip

A leather material having stick at one end and is used to make the horses run faster.

8

Stall

Waiting frame for the horses before the start of the game.

9

Silks

It is the colored shirt that the rider wears.

10

Tack

The rider puts it on the horse before riding it.



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