Jackie opened the International Akhal-Teke Horse Association Conference & China Horse Culture Festival at the Imperial Ancestral Temple in Beijing tonight 4 April 2014. To coincide with the Year of the Horse, the theme for the conference is Peace, Heritage and Dream. Zhang Yimou is the ambassador for the International Akhal-Teke Horse Association, while Jackie is the ambassador for the Chinese Horse Festival. Jackie complemented the horses, saying that they were all very beautiful and he was given a special saddle with his logo on it at the event. in addition to many different events including a China Horse Culture Exhibition, the Beijing International Horse Show, various talks and demonstrations of the unique Turkmenistan riding styles, a mutual friendship and cooperation agreement was signed between China and Turkmenistan. The Dancing Horses of the Forbidden City made a debut appearance at the opening.
Amrita Ibold, perfectly Teke crazy in every way.