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Every horse could be improved He Thomas Smith lived by a single maxim Learn your horse Each one is an individual and once you penetrate his mind and heart you can often work wonders with an otherwise intractable beast Hillenbrand This quote by Laura Hillenbrand from her book Seabiscuit sufficiently helps the reader see how the relationship between man and horse can be so special The book explores how one jockey and his horse try to make it in the world of horseracing at the time of its peak popularity in the early 20th century The story is an extraordinary source for learning about the sport of horseracing and gives a whole different perspective on the Great Depression time period Seabiscuit has so much history in it and the knowledge one will gain from reading the book will contribute to expanding the amount of facts known from this time period Due to the information that it provides about many major events in the 30s40s the readers view on certain topics from the early 20th century can be altered drasticallyRed Pollard is the jockey who races with Seabiscuit and both Red and Seabiscuit lack the usual characteristics of a jockey-racehorse team The average jockey a rather short and somewhat stubby man has great skill with horses usually coming from years of racing experience and training Red a much taller jockey than any other in his time period is also blind in one eye In Laura Hillenbrands book Red describes Seabiscuit as Big head little ass and roars like a lion Hillenbrand 75 Seabiscuit an abnormally small racehorse considers himself to be the biggest and fastest horse in the sport which proves why Red Pollard says Big head little ass referring to his ego and size The reader will find many examples of irony such as Red and Seabiscuit both have substantial physical differences compared to other horses and jockeys and as soon as Seabiscuit heals and
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