The equine industry

According to a survey by the ‘Filière Cheval du Québec’, an organization devoted to the socio-economic development of the equine industry, its contribution represents a $521mm a year value added,  coming primarily from the sports and leisure sector.

THE HORSE INDUSTRY IN QUEBEC

The horse industry generates considerable and recurring economic benefits


Employment


STATISTICS

  • There are 117,495 horses in the province, of which 96% are assigned to the sports and leisure sector;
  • Of the 3,000 stables in Quebec, 650 are commercial;
  • 76 ‘Équi-qualité’ certified establishments share more than10,000 clients;
  • Equitation enthusiasts enjoy 3,000 km of trails;
  • There are 471 days of horse shows and competitions.

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