Mane attraction: Increased demand and disposable incomes will facilitate industry revenue growth

Downstream demand for horses is mainly dependent on household disposable income, activity in the horse racing industry and the popularity of horses for recreation. Along these lines, trends surrounding horse ownership and unwanted horses have caused concern for industry operators in recent years. However, several positive trends including strong millennial participation in recreational equine activities have worked to mitigate potential losses. The Horse and Other Equine Production industry is forecast to grow slowly over the five years to 2022. Consumers with more spending money will attend horse races and take part in related activities such as gambling...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
185,251
Businesses
174,454
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increased consumer demand and exports will facilitate revenue growth
  • Despite growth in profit margins, levels have not returned to prerecessionary levels
  • Continued economic recovery will cause disposable income to rise at a forecast
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Equines are frequently raised by hobby farmers or part-time producers, creating a highly fragmented industry. As a result, the Horse and Other Equine Production industry has a low level of concentration. Although the specialist racehorse segment is more concentrated than others, even commercial producers account for a small proportion of the industry's revenue. Overall, an estimated 99.0% of industry establishments are nonemploying enterprises, which demonstrates the fragmented nature of this industry. Horse farm structures are very different from other agricultural operations. Other agricultural operations, such as meat and grain production, are volume-focused due to their connections with downstream food industries and markets. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry are

  • Locating close to key suppliers
  • Locating close to key markets
  • Production of premium horses
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from racing and individual sports and Per capita disposable income in the Horse & Other Equine Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry?

    Establishments in this industry breed and raise horses, mules, donkeys and other equines (mammals belonging to the Equidae family) for transportation, racing events, rodeo competitions and other recreational sports. These establishments are commonly referred to as ranches, farms or studs.

    Industry Products
  • Other horses and equines
  • Recreational Horses
  • Show horses
  • Racehorses
  • Industry Activities
  • Producing and raising burros
  • Producing and raising donkeys
  • Producing and raising horses
  • Producing and raising mules
  • Producing and raising ponies
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from racing and individual sports
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Price of feed
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Time spent on leisure and sports

  • Current Performance
  • Thoroughbred racing and breeding
  • Profit and industry participation
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Turnaround in horse racing
  • Profit
  • Trade conditions
  • Table: Horse & Other Equine Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Horse & Other Equine Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Cattle & Hog Wholesaling
  • Racing & Individual Sports

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling
  • Farm Supplies Wholesaling
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Livestock Production Support Services
  • Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Services

  • Products & Services
  • Recreational Horses
  • Show horses
  • Other horses and equines
  • Racehorses
  • Chart: Horse & Other Equine Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Racehorse demand
  • Export demand
  • Breeding demand
  • Other equine demand

  • Major Markets
  • Horses for farms
  • Horses for personal use
  • Exports
  • Horses for boarding
  • Horses for breeding
  • Other
  • Horses for riding stables
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Horse & Other Equine Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Time spent on leisure and sports (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  • A federal government program where farmers can obtain access to funding, advice and education services for addressing resource issues.
  • Equine
  • An animal of the Equidae family, or horse family.
  • Foal
  • A baby horse or equine
  • Horsetrak
  • A proprietary software technology that monitors and records a horse's health.
  • Stud
  • An establishment or farm where horses are kept for breeding or a group of broodmares and stallions kept for breeding.
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