Oklahoma is home to more than 326,000 horses. More than 117,000 Oklahomans are involved in the industry as horse owners, service providers, employees and volunteers. The industry itself provides 12,400 jobs. Oklahoma City is the horse show capital of the world, most notably hosting the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show.

Horses graze in south eastern Oklahoma

Oklahoma Ranking: 11
National Ranking: 8
2007 Cash Receipts: $36,191 ($1,000)
(these statistics are based on the 2007 Ag Census)


AFBF Equine Advisory Committee Member: Wayne Halvorson, Logan County


American Horse Council: www.horsecouncil.org
American Quarter Horse Association: www.aqha.com
Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association: www.okqha.com
Oklahoma Horse Industry Council: www.oklahomahorseindustrycouncil.com/