by Jeffrey Wintersteen
The speed on the train’s digital display edged up over 300 km/h for the first time since leaving Beijing. I am now north of the Great Wall, officially in Manchuria, bound for a city of almost 10 million people that most westerners have never heard of, Shenyang.
Videos: The Arabian Horse in China
We traveled to some of the most interesting places in China to bring you a journey of discovery — a four-episode documentary produced by Arabian Insider about the Arabian horse in China.
The Arabian Horse in China: Episode 1 — Hong Kong
We begin in the Pearl River Delta, visiting Hong Kong and the surrounding area of Guangzhou. One of the most densely populated areas of the planet, it is also home to a vibrant equestrian community. Join us as we learn more about the current state of the equine industry in China with unique interviews and a trip to one of the most prestigious equine facilities in the world — the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
The Arabian Horse in China: Episode 2 — Shanghai
The second episode takes you to the economic showpiece of mainland China — Shanghai. A vibrant city, it is also home to a multitude of equestrian clubs. Join us as we visit one of the best clubs and spend time with some of China’s Arabian horses.
The Arabian Horse in China: Episode 3 — Beijing, Part 1
The third episode takes you to the heart of political power in China — Beijing. The most highly populated capital in the world is also the heart of the Arabian horse in China. Join us as we visit with Dr. Wang, the Secretary General of the Chinese Stud Book Committee, along with other interesting interviews.
The Arabian Horse in China: Episode 4 — Beijing, Part 2
The fourth and final episode takes you to one of the greatest architectural marvels in the world, the Great Wall of China. Join us as we visit with Mr. Wen Chu of Yihe Arabian Farm, not far from the Great Wall, and as we tour the Sherwood Equine Clinic and meet Yushi Peng, equine veterinarian in the Beijing area.