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Horse shows play a vital role in Oklahoma City’s economy

In 2011, Oklahoma City’s State Fair Arena hosted 22 horse shows with 787,758 visitors.

BY ED GODFREY Modified: April 29, 2012 at 1:16 am •  Published: April 29, 2012
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Oklahoma City prides itself on being the horse show capital of the world. City officials do not want that to ever change.

The equine industry plays a vital role in the city’s economy is important that can’t be understated, said Michael Carrier, president of the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The economic impact...
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