The horse sector encompasses all activities and participants within the horse world. The French horse sector enjoys an exclusive world-wide specificity, in that it is alone in showing high quality performances in the three principal disciplines : flat and jump racing, trotting racing and sporting disciplines.
1000000 Equidae present in France in 2012
Approx. 180 000 jobs of which 57 000 are principal activities.
1st source of sporting employment in France.
An all round annual turnover estimated at 14 billion euros.
3rd most important French sporting federation (after football and tennis) with its 705 000 subscribers.