Economic Impact Study

Local/Regional News
4:01 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Report Shows Horse Industry Has $3B Impact On Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Horses are a big business in Kentucky, and a new study reinforces the equine industry's money-generating prowess.

The Kentucky Equine Survey released Friday in Lexington shows the horse sector generated almost $3 billion in economic activity in 2012.

The survey's authors call it a conservative estimate that doesn't include tourism spending.

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