his majesty king letsie iii south african jockey academyManoeli C. Ntholi, His Majesty King Letsie III, Paul Gadsby, Patrick Salvage
(South African Jockey Academy)

Patrick Salvage from the South African Jockey Academy recently hosted high powered racing delegations from Korea and Lesotho, which included the King of Lesotho and the Vice-President of Korea.

The Korean Racing Association employ two South African riding masters and the Korean delegation’s visit was to determine how many Korean apprentices they would be sending to the Academy for training in 2009.

His Majesty King Letsie III, accompanied by the Lesotho Consulate General Mr Manoeli C. Ntholi, were on an exploratory visit with a view to the Academy training apprentices from Lesotho.

In his headmaster’s address, Patrick Salvage stated that “Hosting a Head of State was a great honour and we hope to see some apprentices from Lesotho next year.”