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Horse Industry

The horse industry is a vibrant and economically diverse field, and Horse Illustrated brings you news from across the entire industry. It also contributes a lot to the American economy, including almost 1.7 million jobs through direct and indirect employment. In addition, it contributes more than $122 billion contribution toward the U.S. economy. Topics covered by Horse Illustrated include awards, association news, new programs for horse people, horse business events, legislative changes, and more. Stay informed about the issues that matter to you and all horse owners, learn about all that horses and related organizations have to offer, and figure out what role you want to play within it.

Horses as Therapy: Industry Experts Weigh In During Livestream

International Women’s Day was like any other day at the barn for me, except for a special event featuring several…

2 weeks ago

Top Horsewomen School Their Industry on Cultural Competence and Gentler Training

Two common themes arose when some noteworthy ladies of the equine world got together for International Women's Day in conversation…

4 weeks ago

Female Equine Industry Trailblazers Contest Winners

Horse Illustrated chose the following from many great entries sent in by readers nominating their favorite female equine industry trailblazers.…

4 weeks ago

12 Fascinating Facts about Horses

Anyone who loves horses knows that they’re majestic, athletic, and absolutely fascinating animals. They also have some unique attributes and…

1 month ago

Increasing Inclusion in Equestrian Sports

During the last century, Pat Kelly’s father was a jockey of some renown. Riding for mostly white horse owners, he…

4 months ago

Centenary University Graduates 10th Class of Veterans with Operation Centaur

Centenary University recently graduated its tenth class of Operation Centaur, an equine-based program for veterans of all ages. Normally enrolled…

7 months ago

Equestrians Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Equestrians and equine business owners nationwide, and in Canada, share their stories of how they've been dealing with the COVID-19…

9 months ago

USEF Mid-Year Board Meeting Goes Virtual; Tom O’Mara Nominated for USEF President

The United States Equestrian Federation will now hold the USEF Mid-Year Board Meeting as a virtual event to support ongoing…

11 months ago

Tightening the Belt: Tips for Cutting Expenses in Your Equine Business

Horse professionals are used to operating on thin margins without sacrificing care or customer service. However, there are times when…

11 months ago

Virtual Horse Shows Allow Equestrians to Keep Showing During COVID-19

Although not a new concept, virtual horse shows are quickly popping up all over social media as more and more…

12 months ago