American Horse Publications (AHP) conducted its fourth online nationwide equine industry survey from January 22, 2018, through April 1, 2018. The survey’s three main objectives were: 1) to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry; 2) to identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses; and 3) to better understand approaches to horse health care. The online survey was made possible by a sponsorship from Zoetis, the leading animal health company dedicated to improving equine wellness, every day. Zoetis has sponsored the survey since its inception in 2009. The 2018 American Horse Publications Equine Industry Survey indicates stabilization, changes in health management, and additional challenges for riding and open spaces.
The equine industry has found stability and shows positive signs of growth, especially among young adult horse owners and event participants, according to results of the 2015 AHP Equine Industry Survey sponsored by Zoetis. The survey results have been released to Zoetis and AHP members only. Excerpts from this study are referenced as “2015 AHP Equine Industry Survey sponsored by Zoetis.”
American Horse Publications (AHP) conducted its second online nationwide equine industry survey from March 5th, 2012, through May 20th, 2012. The objectives of this survey are to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry, to identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses, and to better understand issues pertaining to horse health and nutrition.
American Horse Publications (AHP) conducted an online nationwide survey, called the AHP Equine Industry, from October 15th, 2009, through January 31st, 2010. Upon its conclusion on January 31st, 11,171 usable responses were collected. This completed the largest-ever equine industry survey of hands-on horse industry participants in the United States.