We have completed the first phase of the equine industry economic impact study. Thanks to the dedicated volunteers who attended over 25 equine events this summer to administer over 400 surveys.

Funds are needed to move forward on the second phase of the survey. This survey will assess the expenses of horse ownership by asking Vermont horse owners about costs associated with owning and managing a horse, including, feed, vet and farrier services, and ancillary expenses such as fencing, barn construction, vehicles and trailers. Support this important project by clicking here

Horses are an important aspect of life in Vermont. From the days of draft horses working on the farm, the breeding of Morgan horses to our equestrian community, over 75,000 horses can be found in Vermont today. Occasionally, you will see them on the road.