Member of the gold Young Riders team Lotje Schoots has been chosen as Rabo Talent of the year by the platform of trainers of the Rabo Plan, the press and the public through internet voting. The Rabo Talent of the year rode a special edition of her Freestyle at the Join Jumping Gala in Amsterdam RAI Wednesday evening.

The proud and powerful mare Reine B didn’t hesitate to show in the arena while the black tied audience enjoyed their the dine and wine. Lotje also offered a clinic given by herself for the charity ‘Orange babies’, babies born in Africa suffering from aids. More nice items were sold, like a VIP-treatment in Hong Kong and a VIP-treatment at the WC four in hand this year in The Netherlands. The charity   reached more than € 130.000.

By Claartje van Andel,