By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 10:05 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 10:06 BST, 1 September 2019
She is set to play the role of Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne in the new biopic, Ride Like A Girl.
And on Saturday, actress Teresa Palmer, 33, spoke about the terrifying moment she became fatigued while filming a potentially dangerous horse riding scene at Flemington race track in Melbourne.
Speaking to The Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian actress said she trained five days a week alongside Victoria Racing Club clerk Peter Patterson - and at times was pushed to her limits.
'All I remember is praying!' Teresa Palmer, 33, has described the terrifying moment she almost fell off a horse while filming Michelle Payne biopic Ride Like A Girl
'We were shooting the scene at Flemington and Peter was riding the safety horse, telling me to 'hold the F on!,' she told the publication.
'I was in the jockey position, becoming so fatigued my legs were shaking, waiting for my moment he would slow down to a canter so I could jump