Banchong and Saek are students from the Suksasongkroh Maechan school, which is a governement welfare school of nearly 1000 students. Most of them are from the hill tribes.
Saek and Banchong are Akhas. Both of them are supported in their studies by the Chao Phya Abhai Raja Foundation.
After being offered the chance to travel to Dubai, they wanted to wish the Team VDS good luck, and brought with them many little presents for the team.
They have been very touched when they saw that everyone in the team was wearing the Akha bracelets which they offered them, and when seing that the bags embroided by the mother of Saek was kept in the paddock as a lucky amulet.They certainly did not think that they would be welcomed so nicely by the team VDS...