On February 20, 2016 Hayfields Equestrian opened it's first self owned riding school in China. The school is operated in cooperation with Shenzhen Qiji Equestrian Management Company and is located at Guanming Farm, Shenzhen City, Guangdong.
Hayfields - Qiji Riding school is now operating with group lessons both for children and adults and one day per week set aside with riding for the disabled.
Hayfields senior riding school Instructor Gunilla Larsson is head instructor in the new school and Vivi is Gunilla's assistant and translator.
Gunilla making assesment with one student (upper left corner), giving a lesson (both right side pictures) and with assistant Vivi. Also in the pictures is Susanna, Hayfields coach for private riders at Guanming Riding Club.
The school has 11 well trained european ponies and a number of big horses for the students.
Some of the very nice european ponies in the Hayfields - Qiji riding school.
The Riding School will have its own arena, only for the riding school lessons.
The Riding School arena is perfect size 40 x 20 m and has a protective roof.
There was very big interest for the pony horses on the opening day.
Gunilla shows one of the ponies for a large crowd on the opening day of Hayfields - Qiji Riding School.
Mr Jia Youling, President of CHIA with Hayfields founder Mr Jan From and Maria Zhang, head of Hayfields Equestrian China office. The picture was taken during the China Horse Industry Association Dinner at the CHF exhibition in Beijing.
CHIA Secretary General mr Yue Gaofeng, Betty Yang, CHIA Media center Excecutive Director and Maria Zhang, Jan From and Jesper From of Hayfields Equestrian.
We are very happy to announce Hayfields new cooperation with Guanxi Province. The cooperation is about education and Hayfields will send our most experienced coach - Gunilla Larsson to Guanxi in August of 2015. Gunilla will educate vocational school students. We will come back with more news as the education is progressing.