Connect to the universe of racingTM

news / Horse Racing

Globetrotting with Anna Jordsjo

BY Trent Masenhelder - @tmase04
8 months ago Horse Racing

FROM Norway to Adelaide, via the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Young jockey Anna Jordsjo is extremely well travelled for a 20-year-old.

“I’ve been travelling for a few years. Contacts get you a fair way and I ended up in Australia,” Jordsjo told G1X.com.au.

“I started riding racehorses when I was 12. I started cantering and doing fast work when I was about 13 or 14, and got my license when I was 16.”

Jordsjo is hoping to make Adelaide home, well, at least for a while. The Norwegian is determined to join the quality band of youngsters learning the ropes under Bill Forrestal, Thoroughbred Racing Apprentice Academy boss.

“That’s my goal. I’ve got to get my visa sorted first. I’m looking forward to trying to get started again with my apprenticeship,” she added.

RELATED STORIES

Thank You

You are now registered! Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.
Close

Have You Joined G1X?

Already A Member?

If you require any assistance logging in, please contact us via email at: help@g1x.com.au and one of our friendly support team members will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
{{login_error}}
I have read, understood and accept G1X's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and I consent to G1X contacting me in relation to horse racing related opportunities including buying a share in a thoroughbred horse, opening a betting account with one of G1X's Betting Partners or becoming a member of The Cup Club or a racing Club.

Forgot Password?

{{forgot_error}}
{{forgot_message}}

Thank You

Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.