Top 5 Equine Breeds in Tennessee
- Tennessee Walking Horse
- Quarter Horse
- Spotted Saddle Horse
Tennessee Equine Facts, Stats and Trivia
- Tennessee is home to more than 135 equine destinations.
- Tennessee ranks 6th in the nation for horses and ponies on farms, and 2nd for mules, burros and donkeys on farms.
- Bedford County tops the state with the highest number of horses and ponies, while Wilson County has the highest number of mules, burros and donkeys.
- 3.2 million of Tennessee’s 10 million farm acres are used for equine.
- While Tennessee is probably best known for its namesake Tennessee Walking Horses, the state is also well-known within the equine industry for mules. In fact, Maury County is considered the “Mule Capital of the World,” and is the site of Mule Day, a 170-year tradition.