Keyword: economic impact study

  • Maryland Horse Industry Picks Up Steam

    An economic impact study of the Maryland horse industry released Nov. 21 shows that Maryland horse farming brings in more than $1.15 billion in economic activity a year, 23% higher than the $930 million it generated in 2010.

  • Status of Florida Gaming Bill Uncertain

    The Florida Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse industries Feb. 3 renewed their request for the Florida legislature to clarify state laws on the definition of a horse race and released a study on breeding and racing's impact.

  • Study Shows Racing's Value in Canada, Ontario

    A recently released study shows horse racing has a $5.7 billion economic impact in Canada, and that racing in the province of Ontario accounts for 26% of total expenditures for the Canadian horse industry.

  • Census: MD Equine Industry Valued at $5.6B

    Statistics released by the Maryland Horse Industry Board show the equine industry in the state has assets worth about $5.6 billion, and that Thoroughbreds lead the way by population of breed.

  • GA Panel to Complete Study on Horse Racing

    Acting GTOBA president Robert Meier has been asked by Georgia House Speaker David Ralston to put together an advisory panel to complete an economic impact study on the feasibility and benefits of horseracing in the state.

  • Clinton: Horse Industry Has 'Significant' Impact in New York

    Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York said individuals may not realize the economic importance of the horse industry to Empire state, and that even she was "a little surprised" when she saw the results of the most recent American Horse Council national economic impact study.

  • AHC Horse Industry Study Available

    The American Horse Council announced Aug. 22 that its "Economic Impact of the Horse Industry Study" is now available for sale to the general public. The study finds that the horse industry in the U. S. contributes $39 billion in direct economic impact to the economy and supports 1.4 million jobs on a full-time basis.

  • Economic Impact Study to Have More Detail

    With a large increase in the number of horse owners that supplied information, a new economic impact study for the horse industry, the first in almost 10 years, is expected to be more statistically reliable than its 1996 counterpart.

  • Pat Day Does Horse Council PSA

    The Kentucky Horse Council is in the midst of collecting data for an Equine Impact Study. To help ensure the questionnaires are completed, Pat Day will appear in public service announcements urging people in the horse industry to participate.

  • Kentucky Seeks Economic Impact Study

    No one in Kentucky knows exactly how many horses or farms make up what is now the state's number one agricultural industry, but the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, in partnership with some of the state's equine leaders, hopes to change that.