ANSC 109, Class Notes, 8-31-10, Horse industry overview

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Animal Science 109 , Introduction to Horse Production, first class day Go over syllabus Directions to lab Take Ollie, Nebblet, or similar road north of campus until you get to the Lingleville Hwy (Hwy 8) Turn Right (East) on the Lingleville Hwy and go past the Hwy 108 intersection Look for the signs after you cross the stream The road to the farm is on the left Turn left and drive past the dairy The Horse Center will be on your right, after the dairy The classroom is at the back of the breeding barn Horse Industry Overview Horse Industry in the USA ( Information from: The Horse Industry Council website and the USDA) How many horses are in the USA? _______________________________________ What are they used for? 844,531 horses were involved in __________________________ 2,718,954 horses were involved in __________________________ 3,906,923 horses were involved in __________________________ 1,752,439 horses were involved in __________________________ which includes working – such as farm and ranch, polo, rodeo, police, etc. Where do the majority of these horses live? Top states in horse pop are: 1. __________________________________ 2. __________________________________ 3. __________________________________ 4. __________________________________ 5. __________________________________ Top counties in Texas in horse population are in what main areas of the state? How many people in the USA own horses?
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ANSCI 109 taught by Professor Katherinethomson during the Fall '10 term at Tarleton.

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