Developed by former jockey Frank Lovato, Jr. and master educator Fred Clemons, Jockey World Academy offers the opportunity to acquaint and prepare, as well as lay a solid foundation, for individuals with a desire to further their knowledge or pursue a career in the horse racing industry. There is no other program out there that is like this available on the world-wide-web!
Lessons are based on information related to the horse racing industry and delivered to Jockey World Academy students through videos, images, interviews (audio files) and articles.
Upon successful completion of the General Racetrack Studies program, individuals will receive a Certificate of Achievement and each student will have a solid foundation of knowledge. This knowledge can then be applied within the workplace, at Frank Lovato's Jockey Camp or other learning institutions.
Consisiting of seven modules, all work is to be completed online. Each module is not to be completed until 4 weeks from start of each module's coursework. The deadline to finish the entire program is no longer than 1 year from start of coursework.
This program includes studies in the following areas:
Horse Racing English - explore the various careers in the horse racing industry as well as learn the terminology of the trade. Study what it takes to become a jockey, exercise rider, groom, or trainer. Understand how to read and comprehend a racing form & a condition book.
Horse Racing History - learn about the all-time great horses, jockeys, trainers, and race tracks and the events that make up this great game known as "The Sport of Kings."
Horse Racing Science - study the anatomy of a horse and learn about equine nutrition, equine medication, and track compositions.
Horse Racing Math - learn the poles, understand furlongs, learn bug allowances, condition book weights, trainer's instructions, and clocker's math. Understand jockey finances as well as a look at an owner's investment in the sport.
Horse Racing Art - choose an art project that suites your area of interest while learning about famous photographers, sculptors, painters, and other artists in the industry,
Jockey Health - learn healthy lifestyle choices and exercise workout tips from jockeys and health educators.
Horse Racing Equipment & Safety - learn the equipment used by grooms, exercise riders, jockeys, trainers, and more...
Questions? Contact Jockey World Academy via email by clicking here!