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Florida's Horse Industry

The State of Florida has more than 500,000 horses and more than 60% are used for competition and recreation, ranking #3 in the US (as per 2005 National Horse Council Study ).

Florida is home to almost all breeds of horses, led by Thoroughbreds, Warmbloods, Quarter Horses and Arabians. Florida's equine champions are known all over the world.

The Florida horse industry annually generates product valued at $3 Billion, and has a total annual economic impact estimated at around $5.1 Billion.

Over 440,000 Floridians are involved in the horse industry as owners, service providers, employees and volunteers. Even more participate as spectators. There are over 900 horse farms in Florida with over 104,000 employees.

Florida horsemen spend more than $1.2 Billion in annual maintenance costs, including $185 million on feed and hay. (1996 Study Dept. of Agriculture)
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FLORIDA HORSE.COM recommends reading!
Horse Shows: A newbie guide to the costs you may not have thought of -
by Victoria DeMore, Orlando Equestrian Examiner

Explore Paynes Prairie and discover wild bands of Florida's state horse - by Victoria DeMore, Orlando Equestrian Examiner

Vaccination can mean saving money and an equine life
Breakthrough in Equine Reproduction: Live Foal Born After Embryo Biopsy, Vitrification and Transfer
Top 10 Things to remember about Equine Parasite Resistance
Management Key to Preventing Heaves in Horses || Horse Owners should choose Equine Dewormers carefully

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Results of the 2014 World Equestrian Games, Caen, France

December 18 - USEF announces plans for 2015 Dressage Youth Program
December 17 - Schedule of events for the 2015 Robert Dover/D4K HorseMastership Week
December 17 - WELLINGTON - "American Equestrians Got Talent" to debut during Wellington Winter Season
December 16 - Leslie Law named USEF Eventing Developing Rider Coach
December 15 - Elinor MacPhail added to 2015 Eventing 25 Program
December 15 - Scott Hassler steps down as USEF Young Horse Dressage Coach
December 14 - GENEVA -
Top 10 finish for Kent Farrington in Rolex Grand Prix - Geneva
December 11 - GENEVA -
Lauren Hough wins opening GP in Geneva
December 11 - GENEVA - Top 5 finishes for Kessler and Hough in 1m35 on Day 1 in Geneva
December 11 - USET Foundation Receives $1.5 Million Gift
December 11 - The Dressage Foundation's Carol Lavell Gifted Memorial Fund awards $8,000 to Adult Amateur Riders
December 10 - Sydney Collier wins 2014 Junior Equestrian of the Year Award
December 10 - Judy Werner to be awarded 2014 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award
December 8 - AHA announces 2014 Distance Horse of the Year Award Recipient
December 8 - PARIS - Alexandra Crown second in 1* GP at Paris Masters
December 8 - PARIS - Solid weekend for Lauren Hough in Paris
December 5 - USEF Names Riders for 2015 Eventing 25 Program
December 4 - USEF announces plans for 2015 Developing Dressage Program
December 2 - Emily Wagner and WakeUp awarded $25,000 Anne L. Barlow Ramsay Grant from The Dressage Foundation
December 1 - Important changes to Thoroughbred Hunter Section Rules
December 1
- USEF announces HITS Ocala, Florida to host Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ CSIO4*, U.S.’s only North American Region Qualifier

November 30 - WELLINGTON - Laura Kraut and Cedric win $50,000 Holiday & Horses Grand Prix CSI-W 2*
November 25 - Drugs and Medications Update for 2015 Competition Year
November 16 - Jordan Coyne wins $45,000 Cedar Street Advisors Grand Prix
November 16 - LAS VEGAS - Harrie Smolders and Regina Z win the $75,000 Las Vegas CSI-W Grand Prix
November 16 -
LAS VEGAS - Brandon Howard and Balvino beat the best in the $10,000 1.40m winning round Classic
November 15 - ROYAL HORSE SHOW -
Beezie Madden wins $50,000 Weston Canadian Open in Toronto
November 15 - LAS VEGAS -
Victory for Kristin Hardin and Aran in the Las Vegas Speed Classic
November 14 - LAS VEGAS - Vinton Karrasch and Coral Reef Baloufino clinch the win in the Las Vegas Welcome Jumper Classic
November 14 - LAS VEGAS -
Kristin Hardin and Bert Blast to the Win in the Markel Insurance Grand Prix Series Final
November 13 - ROYAL HORSE SHOW -
Back-to-back wins for McLain Ward and Rothchild in the $100,000 Hickstead Grand Prix
November 12 - ROYAL HORSE SHOW - McLain Ward and Jessie Springsteen finish 1-2 on opening night in Toronto
November 10 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Ten more Champions are crowned on final day of US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan
November 9 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Two Open Dressage Championships won Saturday Night in Kentucky
November 9 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Janne Rumbough wins Inaugural Adult Am Grand Prix Championships
November 9 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Riders and horses dance to US Dressage Finals Freestyle victory
November 9 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - 70.567% earns Wlosinski Second Level Freestyle crown
November 8 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Alice Tarjan and Kane win Grand Prix Championships in Kentucky
November 8 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Beasley and Winston earn Adult Amateur I-1 Championship at US Dressage Finals
November 7 -
US DRESSAGE FINALS - Mette Rosencrantz tops Open I-1 at US Dressage Finals
- First Round of Championships awarded at US Dressage Finals
November 3 - 2015 USEF Dressage Tests published
November 3 - NATIONAL HORSE SHOW - Spencer Smith wins Dennehy Equitation Trophy
November 2 - NATIONAL HORSE SHOW - Tori Colvin conquers 2014 ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay National Championships
November 2 -
NATIONAL HORSE SHOW - Madden outguns Ward in sensational Jump-Off at $250,000 CP World Cup Qualifier at National Horse Show
Shawn Casady and Twister move up the ranks to claim Under 25 Championship at the National Horse Show
Tori Colvin and Ovation are Grand at National Horse Show
Francois Mathy goes wire to wire to win Chansonette Farm $45,000 Gamblers Choice Costume Class
Catherine Tyree seals Amalaya Investments $20,000 SJHOF Jumper Championship Victory in Kentucky

Additional 2014 News

Health & Misc. News
FLORIDA HORSE.COM recommends reading!
Horse Shows: A newbie guide to the costs you may not have thought of -
by Victoria DeMore, Orlando Equestrian Examiner

Vaccination can mean saving money and an equine life
Feb. 17 - Breakthrough in Equine Reproduction: Live Foal Born After Embryo Biopsy, Vitrification and Transfer
Top 10 Things to remember about Equine Parasite Resistance
Aug. 4 - Management Key to Preventing Heaves in Horses
April 2 - Study being conducted on Tying Up in Morgans
What Horse Owners Should Know About Strangles
Feb. 12 - Spring Tapeworm Control Important for Grazing Horses
Every Horse needs an Annual Dental Exam, says the American Association of Equine Practitioners
The Humane Society of the United States publishes comprehensive Guide on Caring for Horses
- Beware: Acorns can cause Colic and Founder By Martha Inks, Fort White, FL

Tori Colvin and Patrick
win 2014 ASPCA Maclay
Photo: Shawn McMillan Photography

Beezie Madden and
Cortes 'C' at NHS
Photo: Shawn McMillen Photography

Georgina Bloomberg & Juvina
Photo: Kit Houghton/Rolex

Lauren Hough & Ohlala
Photo: Spruce Meadows Media Service

Todd Minikus & Quality Girl claim the Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix
Photo: ESI Photography

Kevin Babington & Shorapur
Photo: Shawn McMillen

Beezie Madden named USEF Equestrian of the Year for Third Time




UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION "WEEK IN REVIEW" 2014: September 22 , September 8 , September 2 , August 25 , August 18 , August 11 , August 4 , July 28 , July 14 , July 7 , June 30 , June 23 , June 16 , June 9 , May 12 , May 5 , April 21 , April 14 , April 7 , March 31 , March 24 , March 17 , March 10 , March 3 , February 25 , February 18 , February 3 , January 21 , January 13 , January 6

USET Showjumping Rankings USA Equitation Rankings National WCHR Rider Standings

- Please Help! - Website for the horses stolen in Central Florida below -www.stolenhorsesearch.com

STOLEN HORSES - 3 AQHA Reining/Team Penning Horses stolen in Frostproof, FL (Polk County) on December 12, 2007 - Harley, Missy and Perky. Reward for information leading to their return being offered! Flyer with full information! PLEASE HELP!

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Florida Equine Liability Statute - also for Riding Helmet Laws! - check with your local town/municipality -
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TV Schedules -
"AMERICA'S HORSE" TELEVISION SHOW MOVES TO NEW TIME HorseTV - Television for Horse People! Click here for schedules OUTDOOR LIFE NETWORK - For schedule of shows Dressage On Television - Cable Channel RFD-TV will be showing  2 shows every Friday. More! ESPN - ESPN 2 - ESPN CLASSIC - TV Schedule - Horse Racing, Equestrian & Rodeo Listings - Go Here!    

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