The European Horse Industry in the European Regions


The European Horse Network has collected figures from different studies to give an estimation of the Horse sector in Europe. Here is an idea of the size of the sector:


  • 100 billion euros a year economic impact
  • 400 000 full time jobs equivalent provided by the sector
  • 6 million or more horses in Europe
  • 6 million hectares of permanent grassland given over to horse grazin
  • A growing sector: the number of horse riders growing by 5% a year





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