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 Investment Chapter
The Horse and Other Equine Production industry has a moderate to high level of capital intensity. However, the level of capital employed in horse and other equine farming varies between different segments of the industry.
For facilities that do not breed high-performance racing or show horses, the capital intensity level is low. These establishments pay for the upkeep of their facilities, which succumb to regular wear and tear, and for other equipment including trucks and trailers for transportation to and from facilities. Overall, these costs are minor.
Facilities that breed high-performance horses, especially racehorses, the level of capital intensity can be high. The.. purchase to read more