TEXAS EQUINE FAST FACTS
The heritage of Texas horses reaches back generations and remains woven into the fabric of our state’s culture and agriculture economy.
Texas leads the nation in the horse economic sector with an estimated 780,000 horses across the state.
The horse industry represents an estimated output of over $5 billion annually to the state’s economy – supporting 52,000 permanent jobs.
The Texas horse industry has a long history and a prominent place in our society. That history spans generations and has been bred into the fabric of our culture and the hearts of our people. Read more.
It’s up to all of us who care for these wonderful animals, and who work in or benefit from all of the commerce that surrounds this industry to keep the tradition thriving – and to hand it down to the next in-line.