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    OREGON EQUINE ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY

    The Oregon Horse Council conducted our state's first Equine Economic Impact Study inspring of 2017.

    The results of this type of survey could help:

    • Horse rescues and equine non-profits to get grants to support their work.
    • Equine-related business owners (trainers, farriers, show management, etc.) get business financing when you are looking to improve or grow your business.
    • The Oregon Horse Council have a stronger voice (representing YOU) when state government issues arise that may negatively affect our equestrians and business owners.
    • Protect trails and help to support the equine lifestyle.
    • Increase awareness of issues affecting equestrians, such as urban expansion and loss of equestrian show venues.
    • Spotlight Oregon as a thriving horse country and bring equine-interested tourism to our region.
    • Create national recognition of Oregon’s healthy equine industry.

     

    We had nearly 1,100 responses!  Thank you to everyone who shared and encoruaged other equestrians to participate.