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Economic Impact of the Horse Industry in Minnesota

Minnesota has about 680,000 households with horse enthusiasts, whereas about 29,000 own a horse. The direct economic impact of the horse industry in Minnesota is $541 million, with the creation of 15,113 jobs. However, the total economic impact of the horse industry in Minnesota is $1 billion, with the creation of 21,039 jobs.

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Farm Bill Priority Areas
Animal health and production and animal products
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