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Beas River Equestrian Centre - Team

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Executive Manager, Equestrian Affairs

Amanda Bond

Amanda joined the Hong Kong Jockey Club in June 2014 having previously been the CEO of British Dressage. During her five years at BD, Great Britain became Olympic and Paralympic Champions and amassed a total of 14 medals for dressage in London 2012.

She has a wealth of experience of major events, having been part of the organising team for the two previous Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as event director for a number of international events. She is Vice Chair of the FEI Para Equestrian Technical Committee and will also be Foreign Technical Delegate at the 2015 European Championships and Rio 2016.

Amanda��s role of Executive Manager, Equestrian Affairs overseas all equestrian interests of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. She leads a dedicated team who run the three public riding schools as well as Beas River Equestrian Centre. She works closely with colleagues in racing to ensure that retired racehorses are retrained effectively and go on to lead useful second careers, either in Hong Kong or though the Club��s overseas donation program.

Amanda also collaborates with key partners including the HK Equestrian Federation and Riding for the Disabled Association with the aim of raising the interest and standards of riding and equestrian sport in Hong Kong.

Chief Riding Instructor (BREC)

Joachim Heidenreich
Bereiter FN Professional A Trainer

Joachim comes from Germany. He joined the Club in February of 2012. He holds a Bereiter FN Professional A Trainer certificate. Joachim was the official show-jumping coach for the Qatar Olympic Committee from 2008 to 2009. He has won more than fifty 1.5m/1.6m classes and Grand Prix and has been successful in Puissance classes of up to 2.25m. He received the Goldenes Reitabzeichen qualification in 1999. Joachim is also the show-jumping trainer for the HKJC Junior Equestrian Training Squad.

Operations Manager (BREC)

Laura Richardson

Laura has previously been Chief Instructor, Singapore Polo Club; General Manager, Singapore National Equestrian Centre and Equestrian Manager, Bali Equestrian Centre, Indonesia as well as holding the post of Director, Sports Development for the Equestrian Federation of Singapore where she coached the Dressage Team to a silver medal at the South East Asian Games.

Prior to coming to Asia, Laura was an acclaimed international dressage rider, being six times national champion and representing her native country of Great Britain in four European Championships at Junior, Young Rider and Senior levels and the World Equestrian Games. During this time she was based in Germany training with gold medalists, Johann Hinnemann, Conrad Schumacher and Hubertus Schmidt. She has managed international competition and riding school stable operations in Europe and Asia and holds the BHS Stage 4 certification. Laura has responsibility for the stables man-power and physical resources, the administration team and manages the business matters of BREC including finance and HR.

Head Supervisor

Peter Sin

Peter Sin joined the Club in 1986 as equestrian assistant. He was promoted to Equestrian Supervisor in 1990 and further to Senior Equestrian Supervisor in 2012. Peter works closely with other departments, riding schools and stables in managing the day-to-day equine operations. Peter is also responsible for supervising a team of equestrian assistants and supervisors in BREC.

Peter has gained professional qualification not only through the RDB Racing Certificates course by acquiring the Cert II, but also with the British Horse Society by achieving the BHS Cert III in stable management.

Deputy Head Supervisor

Raymond Li

Raymond Li has worked at BREC since 1989 and is responsible to supervise equestrian assistants, offer training to new staff and take care of retired horses in BREC. He has gained professional qualification not only through the RDB Racing Certificates course by acquiring the Cert II, but also with the British Horse Society by achieving the BHS Cert III in stable management. Raymond is also a valuable member of the barrier and gate team at Shatin and Happy Valley since 2004.

Senior Administration Officer

Joysi Sin

Joysi Sin has worked at BREC since 2011 and is responsible for leading and managing a team of Equestrian Services Coordinators in serving Members and their use of facilities in BREC. She also coordinates with other departments, stables or riding schools in provision of services to Members and Club promotion activities. Apart from customer service provision, she is also responsible for supporting other administrative and procurement duties.

Events Officer

Wendy Hung

Wendy Hung joined the Club as a Clerk in 1992. She was promoted to Administration Supervisor in 2012. She is responsible for the backup of operations in Beas River Equestrian Centre for Horse Riding, Pony Ride & Stables Tour Booking & Enquiry. Wendy is also the Show Secretary and organizing the entries and judges for the Horse Shows held at Beas River.

 
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