It was August of 2000. I had come out of retirement the year before to ride basically just my horses. I was at Saratoga at the Oklahoma track from early spring getting my 3-year old filly and my 4-year old gelding ready to run. The gelding, named Makes More Sense (stable name Junior), was a … More Jockey Sherry Mickle: Out of Retirement to the Spa!
I started riding ponies when I was 3 years old. Even though my parents were not horsey people, I always had a pony or a horse to ride throughout my childhood and teen years. I won tons of ribbons, tropies and even some money doing barrel racing and pole bending. I did go to college … More Jockey Sherry Mickle: The Beginning ~ 1972
Sherry was born a horserider! At age 3, she was riding ponies; by the age of 8, she was riding a horse that her father bought her, a half- broke Mustang/QH cross. She spent the next 7 years competing in barrel racing and pole bending with that horse. “I learned a lot from that horse!” Sherry will be … More Sherry Mickle Wood: The “GAL” Jockey!