The horse racing track brings excitement, thrill and a perilous danger ignored by many. right from start to finish horse racing is dangerous. The horses are often given drugs to make the not feel pain and to run faster. These factors are not only bad for the horse but also for the jockey. If the horse cannot take it any longer it can buckle under the pressure and die on the spot or even in the middle of a race. For one,

a horse collapsing after running at high speeds will cause the jockey to be violently thrown off the horse hitting the hard ground with a thump. to make things more dangerous the other focused riders whipping their horses to higher speeds will struggle to stop their horses if the jockey is in the middle of the grounds. This poses the threat of death by trampling or serious blows to the head that can result in brain injury or even comatose. (more…)