Argentina receives about $30 million per year for the export of elite horses

Argentina is one of the most relevant countries in production, breeding and dressage of horses. The business leaves a balance of $30 million and generates employment for more than 500,000 people. The country is the fourth-largest producer of purebred racing horses in the world and has two of the five cloning and reproductive technique laboratories in the world, where nearly 8,000 embryos of the Argentine polo breed produced. It is the world’s leading producer of horses for this sport. According to official data, Argentina has three million horses. Only in 2019, about 3,000 were exported, for $29 million.

Source: La Nación