The United States has a rich tradition as a horse nation that is highly diverse and broad-based in all regions of the country. This diversity combines breeding, training, racing, and farm and ranch work with recreational riding and showing.
With a horse population of more than 6.9 million head, the genetic diversity offered by the U.S. horse-breeding industry is unparalleled by any other country. The offspring of horses bred in the United States can be seen worldwide on ranches and race tracks and in show arenas around the world. These horses excel in ranch work, racing, dressage, jumping, and English and Western events.
Each Breed Offers Unique Characteristics