Dubai Equine Science Scholarships certificate presentation ceremony held in Beijing

The first group of successful recipients of the Dubai Equine Science Scholarships were presented with their certificates at a ceremony held at the China Agricultural University on 7 December.

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: 

NameDegreeUniversity
Minghui ZHUVeterinary Medicine Qingdao Agricultural University
Yuqian JIANGVeterinary Medicine Nanjing Agricultural University
Jiaxin FUVeterinary Medicine China Agricultural University
Zhangxin LIVeterinary Medicine South China Agricultural University
Xiujuan RENPhD.on Animal ScienceInner Mongolia Agricultural University
Yaqi ZENGPhD.on Animal ScienceXinjiang Agricultural University
Mengmeng YANGMaster on Equestrian ManagementWuhan Business University