Gina Maria Schumacher, the daughter of the seven-time world champion, shared the bad news on Instagram.
The Schumachers are in mourning. The family of the former Formula 1 driver has lost one of their own, in the words of Gina Maria Schumacher, the daughter of the “Red Baron”. The 25-year-old has announced the death of her horse, Gunners Company. An announcement accompanied by a few shots of the stallion in the company of herself or her father.
“Yesterday I had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, one of the biggest hearts and one of the best horses of my life! My heart is broken to let him go, but sometimes we have to make tough decisions in order to do the right thing for our animal friends. Thank you for all the amazing moments you gave our family and for every mile we ran together. Free run up there, she wrote on Instagram, totally devastated.
If Mick Schumacher, the youngest son of Michael Schumacher, followed in the footsteps of his illustrious father, until racing in Formula 1 with the Haas team, his daughter Gina Maria, after having tried karting in her youth , is an avid horse rider. She particularly specialized in rodeos, dressed as a real American cowgirl. A passion for horses and western riding inherited from his mother. She also practices reining, a dressage discipline, at a high level. The young woman was European junior champion in 2015, and gold medalist at the world championships in 2017.