Iowa's Horse Racing Industry
Raising Iowa's Standards!
ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY:
THE INFLUENCE OF THE RACE HORSE INDUSTRY
ON IOWA’S ECONOMY |Read Full Study HERE|
Iowa Department of Agriculture
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Become an advocate of the valuable economic and agricultural impact horseowning, breeding and racing has on Iowa. Some things to keep in mind:
- Horse racing purses are allocated by law and have no end date, 2019 or otherwise.
- Owning, breeding and racing horses in Iowa employs 2,100 people every year.
- Track attendance at Prairie Meadows is up 16.7% over the past 5 years.
- The combined number of registered thoroughbred and quarter horse breeders in Iowa has risen significantly over the last five years.
Are you an owner or breeder? Become a member today!