b'E conomicI mpact of theH orseI ndustry IN THE UNITED STATESTotal Value TotalAdded to the EmploymentUS Impact: Economy:1,744,747 $122 billion JobsDirect Direct Contribution Employmentto GDP: Impact:$50 billion 988,394Jobs7.2 millionhorses in the United States#1 #2 #3767,100 horses 534,500 horses 387,100 horsesHorse Ownership,Equine Institutions & In total, 30.5% ofProfit Making Organizations, and Tourism householdsor Spending by Participants and Spectators 38 millioncontain horsecombine for a$215 billionenthusiasts. economic impact1,370,00080.9 millionacres of land in the UnitedNumber of U.S. residents States used forvolunteering their time for horse-relatedhorse-related activities.purposes. 2017the eQuine industry in the united states72021 horse industry directory'