Virginia horse farms dot the countryside across the state, but you may not be aware what a large role these horse farms play in the local economy.
According to the local news tonight on Chanel 29, the Virginia Department of agriculture released a study that relating that the equine industry has an impact on the state economy of over 1 billion dollars a year. In addition, the horse industry generates $65.3 million dollars in tax revenue.
As you can see from these figures, not only is a Virginia horse farm a wonderful place to live, but these farms and the Virginia horse industry are an important contributer to both the state and local economic vitality.
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