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The TIME Vault: 1955

Well. they should be famous. Women jockeys ready to ride in the 1940 Powder Puff Derby at Agua Caliente in Baja California, Mexico, 1940.

Este es un hermoso edificio en Guanajuato, México. Algunos artistas de México com a esta ciudad, y decoraban las paredes.

"Trail blazing female jockey Kathy Kusner talks about growing up with a love of horses, her journey from working in the stables to competing in the Olympics, and how she fought to become the first woman to earn a jockey's license." MAKERS

This was so me when I was a little girl!!!...and I had a stick horse when I really wanted to get somewhere. When I was five, I graduated to the real thing...been horse crazy ever since.

[Fashion] Mateusz, l’homme qui murmurait à l’oreille des chevaux | Horse in Fashion with Mateusz Zapotocki by Katarzyna Julia Stach for Confashion Mag

Mexican schoolgirls in military uniform. Photograph by Peter Stackpole. Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, 1942.

Steve Cauthen was the youngest jockey to win the Triple Crown at age 18. He is a member of the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame. He was born in Covington, Kentucky.