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Eddie Arcaro
July 01, 1957
Part 4: THE WHIP Next week I'm going to take up the many advantages of knowing not only when to use the whip, but also what I consider the best method for switching the whip from one hand to the other during the running of a race. The practice of whipping a horse may sound cruel. Frankly, I don't think the whip hurts a horse as much as it frightens him, and I've always operated on the theory of why hit a horse if he is running for you. You should hit a horse only when you need to, and I think most of us are guilty of hitting horses too much. I suspect that some jocks do it to impress the public with how hard they're working. For my part I've often found that you can get better results by just fanning a horse without actually having to hit him.
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July 01, 1957

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Part 4: THE WHIP
Next week I'm going to take up the many advantages of knowing not only when to use the whip, but also what I consider the best method for switching the whip from one hand to the other during the running of a race. The practice of whipping a horse may sound cruel. Frankly, I don't think the whip hurts a horse as much as it frightens him, and I've always operated on the theory of why hit a horse if he is running for you. You should hit a horse only when you need to, and I think most of us are guilty of hitting horses too much. I suspect that some jocks do it to impress the public with how hard they're working. For my part I've often found that you can get better results by just fanning a horse without actually having to hit him.

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