UK to supply Turkmenistan with special materials for racecourses
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Feb. 18
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
British company Andrews Bowen Ltd. received from Turkmenistan an order of one million pounds for the supply of special materials for racecourses, Trend reports referring to the British Blackpool Gazette.
According to the Blackpool Gazette, it is expected to supply 10,000 plain one-ton bags with special materials, which will be sent from Liverpool to Turkmenistan, by the beginning of the racing season in early April.
The company was founded 15 years ago and supplies its special sand, wax and synthetic fiber for arenas and tracks around the world.
In particular, Andrews Bowen Ltd. provided coverage for the 2012 Olympics equestrian arena in London’s Greenwich Park, as well as in New Zealand, Florida and Qatar.
Turkmenistan is the birthplace of the famous breed of Akhal-Teke horses that are greatly appreciated, as well as distinguished by their beauty, speed and endurance.
Turkmenistan is submitting an application to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for including Akhal-Teke horses on the World Heritage List. The International Association of Akhal-Teke horse breeding was previously established in Ashgabat.
Large equestrian centers operate throughout the country, and the Turkmen Racing Horse Festival is celebrated annually, to which the Akhal-Teke International Beauty Contest is coincided.