economic impact

NTRA, Accounting Firm Conducting Survey On Thoroughbred Farm Operations

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) in conjunction with the accounting firm, Dean Dorton, is undertaking a nationwide survey focused on Thoroughbred horse farm operations. The survey includes questions on boarding, sales, stallion ownership, breeders’ awards and other ancillary operational items. All Thoroughbred farm owners are encouraged to complete this survey, which will allow the NTRA […]

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AHC Study: Economic Impact Of Florida Horse Industry Up 33 Percent

The latest American Horse Council study pinpoints the Florida equine industry’s large-scale economic impact and industry officials are taking note. The $6.8 billion annual equine economic impact in Florida is up by 33% since the last study over a decade ago. The racing sector’s impact is up 47%. “That’s significant,” said Lonny Powell, CEO of […]

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Economic Impact of Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak Expected

While the scope of the  recent vesicular stomatitis (VS) outbreak in the United States has yet to be determined, affected states can expect some economic consequences, says Dr. Angela Pelxel-McCluskey, a VS specialist with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), said the 2014 outbreak of the disease was the worst seen in the […]

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Study: Keeneland Contributes $590 Million To Lexington Economy

Keeneland’s premier Spring and Fall race meets and four globally renowned Thoroughbred sales, which include two of the world’s largest auctions, the September Yearling Sale and November Breeding Stock Sale, in 2014 generated a $590 million economic impact for Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky. The results are among the findings of an economic impact study […]

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