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2012-04-26 02:24:16

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (NYSE: ARSD) announced today that a conference call will be held on May 3, 2012, to discuss 2012 first quarter financial results. A webcast accompanied by presentation slides may be viewed at: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=100450 The conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, May 3, 2012. Anyone interested in participating should call 1-877-941-2321...

2012-03-01 07:30:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (NASDAQ: ARSD) announced today that a conference call will be held on March 8, 2012, to discuss 2011 fourth quarter and year end financial results. A webcast accompanied by presentation slides may be viewed at: public.viavid.com/viavision/index.php?id=130728 The conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, March 8, 2012. Anyone interested in participating should call...

2012-01-26 07:30:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today announced that it has signed a two year contract extension with an existing Fortune 500 customer. The extension took effect January 1, 2012, and is expected to generate approximately $5.5 million annually. In addition, the pricing structure has been changed to a formula basis to create additional margin stability. Nick Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented,...

Modern Racehorses Got Their 'Speed Gene' From British Mare 300 Years Ago
2012-01-25 05:12:40

'Speed gene' in modern racehorses originated from British mare 300 years ago, scientists say Scientists have traced the origin of the 'speed gene' in Thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago, according to findings published in the scientific journal Nature Communications. The origin of the 'speed gene' (C type myostatin gene variant) was revealed by analyzing DNA from hundreds of horses, including DNA extracted from the...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) announced today that its South Hampton Resources, Inc. subsidiary has signed a five-year contract with a one-year extension option to deliver a C5 pentane product to a new customer. The contract is effective November 1, 2011, and is expected to generate annual volumes of approximately 800,000 U.S. gallons. Annual revenue is expected to be $2.6 million per year based on current U.S. dollar value,...

2011-10-26 07:30:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (NASDAQ: ARSD) announced today that a conference call will be held on November 3, 2011, to discuss 2011 third quarter and year to date financial results. A webcast accompanied by presentation slides may be viewed at: public.viavid.com/viavision/index.php?id=130721 The conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, November 3, 2011. Anyone interested in participating...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) announced today that AMAK (Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Company), the joint stock company in Saudi Arabia which is 37% owned by Arabian American, has successfully completed the construction phase of the mine and has issued notice to the surface facility operator that it will turn the facility over to them to begin operations on November 28, 2011. Nick Carter, President and Chief Executive...

2011-10-19 07:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) announced today that based on its preliminary financial review, it expects to report record quarterly revenues and volume for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The Company expects to report overall financial results for the fiscal quarter on November 3, 2011, and will release dial-in and webcast information the week of October 24th. Nick Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer,...

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2011-08-25 14:08:58

  Saudi Arabian officials said archaeologists have begun excavating the site of a 9,000-year-old civilization, including horse fossils, suggesting people in the Arabian Peninsula domesticated horses in the ancient culture. HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), submitted the discovery to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah. Salman said the discovery at the al-Maqar site challenges the popular notion that...

2011-07-28 07:00:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (NASDAQ: ARSD) announced today that a conference call will be held on August 4, 2011, to discuss 2011 second quarter and year to date financial results. A webcast accompanied by presentation slides may be viewed at: public.viavid.com/viavision/index.php?id=130715 The conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, August 4, 2011. Anyone interested in participating should...


Latest Arabian horse Reference Libraries

Domestic Horse, Equus ferus caballus
2014-04-16 10:25:24

The domestic horse (Equus ferus caballus) is a subspecies of the wild horse that is thought to have developed over the course of forty five million to fifty five million years and contains over three hundred different breeds developed for a variety of purposes. It is thought that the horse was domesticated in Asia before 3500 BC based on two main sources of information. The first information about the domestic horse was gathered from archaeological and palaeological sites in Kazakhstan and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

Barb Horse
2014-04-02 11:48:13

The Barb horse, also known as the Berber horse, is a breed that was developed in northern Africa. Its origin is unknown, but it is thought to have been developed in the 8th century, near the time that Muslim invaders entered the area. Some suggest that the breed is an ancestor of the Arabian horse while others suggest that it shares an ancestor with that breed. Today, there are many types of Barb horses including Algerian and Moroccan Barbs. The Barb horse was sometimes mistaken for the...

Arabian Mau
2013-06-11 13:21:21

The Arabian Mau is a breed of domestic cat that originated from the Arabian Peninsula. This breed was developed by Petra Mueller, who sought to bring together the best traits of the desert cat, which is known as a landrace. The breed is known as a natural breed because of this ancestry, but is only accepted by the Germany based World Cat Federation (WCF). It first received its recognition as a provisional breed in 2008 in Dubai at the International Cat Show. The Arabian Mau varies in size...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

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