Horse racing is an
in which horses are ridden or driven to compete in a
series of races.
There are two main types of
: flat racing and
Flat racing horses compete over a distance of either around a circular track or a straight course of fixed lengths.
Steeplechase racing horses
race over a distance of either fences, ditches, or
is a sport that takes place on
A jockey sits on top of the horse and uses the reins to guide it.