Invitation from Spain
I was quite surprised when I received this invitation from the Hipódromo de la Zarzuela (Madrid) in the mail. An invitation to the “Spain Female Jockeys Championship.”
Goal of the championship:
The objectives of the Championship are to PROMOTE the professionalisation of women in this sport, PLACE VALUE on the work of lady jockeys, and INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of women in horse racing.
The competition will take place on 8 March 2020, on the occasion of the International Women's Day. So I am totally delighted to have received this invitation and I am proud to ride in Spain for my country.
When some of my neighbours here in Oberhausen heard about it, they spontaneously booked flights and organised accommodation to cheer me on. Oberhausen is ... indescribable :-)