LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The global sanctioning body for horse
sports says the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games brought
considerably more money into the Lexington-area economy than had
A study commissioned by the Federation Equestre Internationale
found there was a financial impact of between $373 million and $396
The FEI said a study by Deloitte showed a direct economic impact
of $233 million.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported the FEI didn't respond to
questions about the difference and declined to release the full
The body said more than 507,000 people attended the games with
more than 40,000 spectators on four days of the event.