Canberra jockey Chynna Marston after her fall in November.Canberra jockey Chynna Marston after her fall in November. Photo: Jeffrey Chan

Almost six months after her crash, Canberra apprentice jockey Chynna Marston wakes up with a headache and is struggling with her short-term memory.

But the 23-year-old hoop still hopes to return to the saddle when she’s given the all clear by specialists after her fall at the Tumut races in November.