The results are in and the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey shows horses mean billions of dollars to Kentucky

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The results are in and the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey shows horses mean billion

 

The types of horses that were categorized and inventoried are as follows:

Light Horses - 216,000

Draft Horses - 5,100

Ponies - 7,000

Donkeys & Mules - 14,000

Total Equines - 242,400

Number of breeds of horses categorized and inventoried are as follows:

Thoroughbred - 54,000

Quarter Horse - 42,000

Tennesee Walking Horse - 36,000

Saddlebred - 14,000

Donkeys, Mules, Burros - 14,000

Mountain Horse Breeds - 12,500

Standardbred - 9,500

Primary use of equines in Kentucky categorized and inventoried are as follows:

Trail Riding/Pleasure - 79,500

Broodmares - 38,000

Idle/Not Working - 33,000

Competition/Show - 24,500

Yearlings/Weanlings/Foals - 23,000

Racing - 15,000

Work/Transportation - 12,500

Breeding Stallions - 3,900

Other - 13,000