Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Quarter Horse Industry, Emphasizing California

The American Quarter Horse is the most popular breed of horse in California, as well as nationwide. This breed has shaped agricultural history and has had a major impact on the agricultural economy because. The objective of this report is to provide strategic information about the U.S. quarter horse industry, with an emphasis on California. This report provides information on the following topics: statistics of the industry, quarter horse associations, trends in the industry, prevailing marketing practices, innovative/successful marketing practices, success factors for horse businesses, and characterization of related and supporting industries. The primary contribution of the report is a diagram and description of the horse industry supply chain. The varying levels of entry barriers and varying degrees of attractiveness to potential entrants are given for many types of businesses in the horse industry.

Issue Date:
Apr 06 2011
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
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Selected paper at the 2009 Meeting of the Western Extension and Research Activity #72 for Agribusiness Competitiveness, June, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Series Statement:
CFMAS Research Report

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