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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.

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…

4 weeks 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…

3 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…

3 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…

4 months ago

American Horse Council’s Time To Ride Program Celebrates Successful 2019 Pilot Program

Time To Ride, an initiative of the American Horse Council’s Marketing Alliance, concluded the very successful Time To Ride pilot…

6 months ago

AAEP Foundation Renamed The Foundation for the Horse

The AAEP Foundation, which for 25 years has served as the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners…

7 months ago

United States Pony Clubs Symposium and Convention to be Held Where the Mountains Meet the Sea in 2020

Equestrians of all ages and disciplines are invited to attend the 2020 United States Pony Clubs Equine Symposium and Convention,…

7 months ago

ASPCA Regional Support Center for Horses Launches in Oklahoma City

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) announced the ASPCA Regional Support Center, a pilot program…

7 months ago

Darry Lou and El Primero Win 2019 U.S. Equestrian Horse of the Year Titles

U.S. Equestrian announced Darry Lou, Abigail Wexner’s 2008 Dutch Warmblood stallion, has been voted the 2019 U.S. Equestrian International Horse…

7 months ago

Collegiate Teams Selected for the Road to the Horse Collegiate Colt Starting Challenge

At the 2019 Stock Horse of Texas World Championship Show, three top-performing collegiate ranch horse teams earned their invitation to…

7 months ago