Quick Stats

  • The All American Quarter Horse Congress is the largest single breed-horse show in the world
  • There are over 26,000 Horse Show Entries
  • The show attracts more than 650,000 people to the Columbus area
  • Industry leading trade show with over 200 exhibitors spanning over 20 acres
  • It generates $409 million for the central Ohio economy
  • Over $3.5 million is given away in cash and prizes
  • The largest Collegiate and Youth Judging contest is held at the Congress, with more than 65 teams of college students, 4-H, FFA and Quarter Horse youth members
  • Over 200 registered Quarter Horses are sold at the Congress Super Sale
  • 1.7+ Million Congress Website Pageviews
  • 66,000+ Email Subscribers
  • 120,000+ Social Media Followers across five platforms
  • 1+ Million Social Followers via Equine Media Partner pages

 Financial Impact of the Equine Industry 

  • 9.2 million horses in the United States, 307,000 of which are located in Ohio
  • More than 70 percent of 307,000, horses in Ohio are involved in showing and recreation
  • 4.6 million people are involved in the horse industry in some way.
  • This means one out of every 63 Americans are involved with horses
  • Direct economic effect on U.S. is $39 billion annually
  • Indirect economic impact: $102 billion when the multiplier effect of spending by industry suppliers and employees is taken into account
  • The industry provides 460,000 full time jobs, 12,700 of which are in Ohio. Spending by suppliers and employees generates additional jobs in Ohio, for a total employment impact of 42,700
  • The equine industry’s economic impact on Ohio ranks eighth in the nation in state economic impact
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