Celebrating Maryland's Horse Power!
Promoting public awareness of the economic, social, recreational and political importance of horses in the State of Maryland.
Maryland Horse is a coalition of many of groups representing various sports, activities and educational opportunities that involve horses. Horses have been an integral part of Maryland’s history, culture and way of life, but today they illustrate business, pleasure, partnership and an important connection to Maryland’s agricultural economy.
By Sage Policy Group, Inc., November 2016
This analysis concludes that economic impacts stemming from Maryland’s horse industry support almost 10,000 jobs, an associated $481.8 million in labor income, and roughly $1.15 billion in business sales. If the current pace of industry expansion persists though 2020, by that time the industry will be associated with nearly $1.5 billion in economic impact and support more than $620 million in employee income and more than 11,000 jobs. These impacts support over $68 million dollars in state and local tax revenues.
Read more: Maryland’s Horse Industry Turns a Corner