Are You and Your Horse Helping The Economy? (by The American Horse Council)
The U.S. horse industry directly produces goods and services valued at $25.3 Billion Dollars (making it larger than the U.S. Recording Industry!!!)
6.9 Million horses are owned by 1.9 Million Americans.
7.1 Million Americans are involved as horse owners, service providers, employees and volunteers. Tens of millions more participate as spectators.
The median income of horse owning families is around $60,000; 38% of owners earn under $50,000; 21% earn more than $100.000.