A new study shows that Oklahoma’s horse industry is growing and has had an economic impact of $3.6 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, the Texas horse industry is in deep trouble.
At its peak, there were 4,000 registered foals in the state, estimates say there are roughly 300 in 2013. Texas’ horse industry has had:
If the state considers expanding gaming and allows Texas voters to decide at the polls, we can reinvigorate this dying industry and rectify its healthy, competitive state.