Talking Horses: Jockeys shown to be at risk of reduced bone density

Alarming posters about the risks of self-induced vomiting will soon be pasted up where jockeys can see them

Male jockeys are 12 times more likely to have reduced bone density than the general population, a study by Oxford University has discovered. The details have been published today by racing’s ruling body as part of a concerted effort to improve wellbeing among riders.

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