8 December 2015
At the beginning of the ceremony, Darley Director James Hall delivered a speech about HH Sheikh Mohammed’s global breeding operation and provided some further background on the scholarship programme.
After a welcome address from Li Peng (Secretary of the Communist Party of China Agricultural University), some of the students’ teachers including Professor Han Guocai from China Agricultural University, Professor Yao Xinkui from Xinjiang Agricultural University and Professor Sun Lingshuang from South China Agricultural University also spoke about their research into the development of the Chinese equine industry in recent years.
In addition to their scholarship certificates, one student from each university was selected to visit one of Darley’s world famous thoroughbred stud farms where they will receive an introduction to the thoroughbred breeding industry.
The full list of the students selected to visit Darley, their degrees and universities are below:
|Minghui ZHU||Veterinary Medicine||Qingdao Agricultural University|
|Yuqian JIANG||Veterinary Medicine||Nanjing Agricultural University|
|Jiaxin FU||Veterinary Medicine||China Agricultural University|
|Zhangxin LI||Veterinary Medicine||South China Agricultural University|
|Xiujuan REN||PhD.on Animal Science||Inner Mongolia Agricultural University|
|Yaqi ZENG||PhD.on Animal Science||Xinjiang Agricultural University|
|Mengmeng YANG||Master on Equestrian Management||Wuhan Business University|