Horse Racing/ears back

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hello sir, why do horses keep their ears back while galloping at fast pace during the race or workouts?

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hi some horses keep their ears back in a race and i think it means that they are really trying hard to race. other horses keep their ears up during the race. i think that a horse with ears back  means that they are really trying to win the race. thanks ED HESS

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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