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Horse & Other Equine Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Horse & Other Equine Production Market Research Report | NAICS 11292 | Dec 2016

Saddling up: Increased disposable incomes will boost spending on race and recreational horses

IBISWorld’s Horse & Other Equine Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Profit has inched back up but is still below precessionary levels
  • A decline in profit has contracted the number of horse farms and ranch locations
  • Growth in disposable income and participation in equestrian sports will stimulate demand
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Horse and Other Equine Production industry has grown moderately over the five years to 2016; the recession negatively impacted revenue prior to the current five-year period and its lasting effects resulted in significant revenue losses in 2012. While the industry has grown since 2012, it is not expected to recover to prerecessionary levels. Revenue is anticipated to remain stagnant over the five years to 2016. The trend is mainly attributed to the drop in big-ticket purchases in 2012, but the industry has also been negatively affected by less participation overall in horse-racing activities... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry revenue is earned through sales of equine animals and services, but the single largest revenue earner for this industry is through the sale of horses for racing purposes. Meanwhile, the majority of horses, mules, donkeys and burros produced are for non-racing purposes. Participants within this industry also earn revenue through the sale of stud services, as well as by providing boarding and training for equines. Stud services have high prices, especially within the Thoroughbred racing horse markets. The segments outlined in this discussion are based on volumes and intend to reflect animal uses compared with total animal numbers. 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... purchase to read more


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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 equinesRecreational HorsesShow horsesRacehorses
    Industry Activities
    Producing and raising burrosProducing and raising donkeysProducing and raising horsesProducing and raising mulesProducing and raising ponies

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from racing and individual sports
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Price of feed
  • Current Performance
  • Thoroughbred racing and breeding
  • Profit and industry participation
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Turnaround in horse racing
  • Profit expansion
  • 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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Domestic racing
  • Exports
  • Showing
  • Other
  • Recreation
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    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
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Horse & Other Equine Production Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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