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2010 Canadian Horse Industry Profile Study

About Our Study - The 2010 Canadian Horse Industry Profile Study was commissioned by Equine Canada and conducted by Strategic Equine Inc. in preparation for the introduction of a national traceability system for the Canadian equine industry. Printed copies are available at a cost of $100 by contacting Equine Canada at 1-866-282-8395.  

Primary objectives:

  • Estimated number of equines in Canada as of summer 2010, and distribution of the herd nationally and provincially
  • Analysis of use of horses/equines nationally and by province
  • Trends and patterns for horse ownership, equine management, and participation with horses in Canada
  • Capital investment in horses and related tack, equipment and  horse-related property improvements
  • Annual expenditures generated in the care of horses and for horse-related activities
  • Identified issues for the domestic industry
  • Identified issues surrounding industry readiness for the development and adoption of a national equine traceability program

icon State of the Industry at a Glance

 Western Producer Article Sept 15, 2011

 2010 Canadian Equine Industry Profile Study

icon Report Cover
icon Table of Contents
icon Chapter 1 - Introduction
icon Chapter 2 - Horses in Canada in 2010
icon Chapter 3 - People in the Industry in 2010
icon Chapter 4 - Cost of Ownership
icon Chapter 5 - The Economic Contribution from Horses
icon Chapter 6 - Industry Trends — 1998 Through 2010
icon Chapter 7 - Traceability Readiness and Herd Management
icon Chapter 8 - Summary — The State Of The Industry In 2010
icon Appendix 1 - Annual Expenditures
icon Appendix 2 - Breed Registries
icon Appendix 3 - Census
icon Appendix 4 - Racing
icon Data Sheets