Horse Racing, To Be Offered As A 2-year Training Program in Two Colleges
A two-year postgraduate training program on horse racing will be offered by Wuhan Commercial Service College and Tianjin University of Sport. According to Wuhan-based Changjiang Daily, the two colleges agreed to jointly open a horse racing postgraduate program.
According to Xia Yunjian, president of Wuhan Commercial Service College, China has more than 300 registered equestrian clubs and horse racing fields. He said that the horse racing industry is developing rapidly in China and some top managers at equestrian clubs can earn up to millions of yuan a year.
Graduates of the two-year postgraduate program will be able to work in the management level of the country’s equestrian clubs and horse racing associations. The program plans to recruit 20 to 30 students and will start in September next year, as announced by Zhang Yong, vice president of Tianjin University of Sport.