Source: NorthFulton.com

Closing of Wills Park
April 08, 2014 | 07:44 PM

2011 Farmgate: Horses rank 8th in agricultural impact
for State of Georgia.

Georgia's horse industry has a $2.5 billion impact on the Georgia economy every year.

The above is the economical impact of the horse industry in Georgia. One of the top ten revenue generating industries for the state - according to the dept. of ag - cooperative extension study - UGA. 2011

One must look at the total impact this facility has on Alpharetta - At any horse show there is an average of
100 horses, and 300 spectators/owners/trainers. Not only do they pay horse expenses - they dine in Alpharetta restaurants, sleep in hotels, purchase gasoline for their trailers/cars and patronize many other establishments.

J Brown
Canton