Introduction, Status & Future of the Horse Industry

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Introduction, Status & Future of the Horse Industry

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Introduction, Status & Future of the Horse Industry

  1. 1. EQUINE MEDICINE Introduction: Status and Future of the Horse Industry
  2. 2. Distribution Total number of horses=60 million world wide 52% in Asia and South America 7% in Europe 8% in the United States 10% in Mexico Global Distrubution Asia & South America Europe U.S. Mexico
  3. 3. Distribution 84% 1% 15% Total Mules 15 million Mexico, South Americ a, and Asia United States other80% 1% 4% 15% Total Donkeys 43 million Africa and Asia United States Mexico other
  4. 4. Growth and Decline 0 5 10 15 20 25 1900 1935 1970 1980 1990 2000 Millions Horse Donkey Mule
  5. 5. United States Distribution Breeds  Quarter Horses  Arabs  Thoroughbreds Total=5-7 Million Texas California Oklahoma New York Ohio Michigan Pennsylvania Washington Kentucky
  6. 6. Status of the Industry 1.4 billion full-time jobs Direct Revenue  Sale  Breeding  Races  Shows  Rodeos  Entertainment Indirect Revenue  Feed  Training  Veterinary/Farrier Services  Transportation  Labor  Equipment
  7. 7. Future Industry Related activities Publications Tack and Equipment Time/Money Feed/Feed Supplements
  8. 8. Research Unsoundness and Injury Breeding Nutrition Disease prevention and control

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