Jockey, soon a woman's job
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CABRIES, FRANCE - April 01:Jockey, soon a woman's job.
In france, to become a jockey, it is necessary to pass through one of the five public schools that train to cap A, Bep and Bac A, type of A level, graduation.
Pupils will become driver or jockey.
Their school rhythm teeters between school and apprenticeship to horse owners where they will learn by turns all the tricks of the trade, from groom to jockey.
This year, the school of Horseracing, 65% of registered students are women.
Next year this percentage will raise again, which actually get horseracing crowd worried.
Especially because, according to an animator of one of these centers, the world of horseracing, on a male chauvinist level, is very close to the one of boxing ... in the fifties ...
At this speed, in around ten years from now, all jockeys will be women.
Could the woman possibly the horse's future ?