The girl on the horse was 9 years old Johanne Martine Braren, who was there with her adoptive mother. Mrs Braren lifted the girl up, so she could give the King her flowers, but the King lifted the girl up, and they rode together a short trip.
One month later, Johanne received a gift from the King. In a letter to her adopted father, the King wrote: "Please give Johanne this picture so she will remember 'our ride' in southern Jylland. Just as I ask you to keep me informed about special occassions in her life, like confirmation and wedding.
When she was confirmed six years later, she received a gold bracelet from the King. Johanne died in 1999, at the age of 87.
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