USDA releases second report from 'Equine 2015' study

Key findings suggest an aging equine population with fewer foals born in 2015 than in previous study years.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released "Changes in the U.S. Equine Industry, 1998-2015," the second report from its "Equine 2015" study.

Produced by APHIS’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS), this report takes an in-depth look at trends in the equine industry during the last 18 years and provides "Census of Agriculture" data on demographic changes in the industry from 1850 to 2012.

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