Poll

Horsey Holiday Celebrations

Do you include your horses in your holiday festivities?

Yes
71%
328
No
29%
132

Total votes cast: 460

Comments & Write-in Answers

Have featured in our cards since '70, we do barn wreaths, stockings, treats!

12/30/2012 6:38:59 PM

If I wasn't boarding her so far away I'd do everything with her!

12/30/2012 3:04:20 PM

yes if you include feeding and playing with them!

12/30/2012 1:15:56 PM

Christmas horse cookies

12/30/2012 9:41:02 AM

How ridiculous.

12/29/2012 10:45:06 PM

OF COURSE

12/29/2012 12:16:02 PM

I buy them special treats and hang a stocking on their stalls

12/29/2012 11:19:57 AM

My friend and I ride every new years day, no matter if it snows, we at least go for a short bareback

12/29/2012 6:49:05 AM

Always!

12/29/2012 2:45:40 AM

give them presents

12/28/2012 9:52:58 PM

Carols sung to them while given carrots

12/28/2012 8:20:59 PM

Horses aren't pets, their tools!!

12/28/2012 6:18:34 PM

Christmas Day they receive treats as we make our rounds

12/28/2012 5:46:51 PM

ALWAYS!

12/28/2012 4:18:39 PM

2 horses, they both get a stocking full of treats, apples,carrots,stud muffins,etc

12/28/2012 2:06:58 PM

Not exactly. Our youngest was the centerpiece for our Christmas Card, as have others in the past.

12/28/2012 10:24:16 AM

I do not apply personification

12/28/2012 8:31:58 AM

They get candy canes or some other type of treat

12/28/2012 8:22:32 AM

Our horses get extra treats and are part of our family, they were the stars of our holiday card

12/27/2012 10:55:16 PM

Couldn't have Christmas without the horses

12/27/2012 7:58:39 PM

They have stockings and we take pictures with santa hats and reindeer hats on

12/27/2012 7:53:11 PM

extra carrots and apples and new halters,

12/27/2012 7:28:37 PM

All family memebrs are included

12/27/2012 7:16:11 PM

I put bells on his saddle when I ride--dashing through the grass. No snow yet.

12/27/2012 5:41:46 PM

I do wish them a Merry Christmas and all the fun we''ll have in the New Year

12/27/2012 5:25:26 PM

such a stupid question

12/27/2012 4:53:56 PM

I love to buy my horses christmas gifts and make them special christmas treats!

12/27/2012 3:13:28 PM

They get to eat candy canes everyday.

12/27/2012 2:50:21 PM

I bake carrot muffins & decorate the barn

12/27/2012 1:49:19 PM

usually get a treat or two that is special.

12/27/2012 1:47:29 PM

My horses are family. It wouldn't be right if they weren't included.

12/27/2012 11:53:13 AM

doesn't everyone?

12/27/2012 11:47:01 AM

Buy horse treats

12/27/2012 11:22:42 AM

they always get an extra treat

12/27/2012 10:49:32 AM

Not too much, they get a special treat

12/27/2012 9:55:51 AM

He gets a special holiday meal with peppermints,carrots and apples.

12/27/2012 8:36:15 AM

He gets extra goodies on Christmas

12/27/2012 8:33:44 AM

Extra veg and fruit as Xmas dinner treat

12/27/2012 5:56:44 AM

yes yes yes

12/27/2012 4:45:28 AM

they get special treats and costumes

12/26/2012 7:54:59 PM

They got a huge bag of organic carrots

12/26/2012 6:09:54 PM

Yes, and I include the barn mice too. I make sure they get a proper meal.

12/26/2012 6:01:05 PM

Their stalls are decorated, stockings hung, and mashes made!

12/26/2012 5:36:29 PM

Stall decorated and stocking filled!

12/26/2012 2:33:39 PM

We do horsey Christmas cards and they always get an extra treat! :)

12/26/2012 2:04:09 PM

A little extra attention, and this year the girls put colored braiding bands and glitter in her mane

12/26/2012 1:31:49 PM

special mashes on Christmas Eve and a candy cane on Christmas morning

12/26/2012 1:04:14 PM

used to, now money is too tight.

12/26/2012 12:55:15 PM

Of course! This year, my beauties acarfe

12/26/2012 12:52:26 PM

They all get special treats

12/26/2012 12:45:15 PM

They regularly get carrots or apples anyway.

12/26/2012 12:13:33 PM

they get carrots

12/26/2012 11:32:37 AM

They ARE my Holiday festivities

12/26/2012 11:20:54 AM

They get stockings of treats and apples.

12/26/2012 11:08:03 AM

Too wet and cold with a really cold wind.

12/26/2012 9:58:48 AM

We take our Minis in many christmas parades and even go to Petsmart for Santa pix!

12/26/2012 7:50:59 AM

They got apples, carrots and oranges cut up along with their soaked beet pulp & bren mash

12/26/2012 6:20:19 AM

Take pictures every year :)

12/26/2012 2:41:30 AM

Our horses get their own stockings full of treats and we included them in our family Christmas pic!

12/25/2012 11:58:21 PM

They are part of my family and best friends

12/25/2012 11:47:29 PM

they're outside, duh

12/25/2012 11:31:55 PM

A ride on Christmas is a special treat for us all!

12/25/2012 11:28:04 PM

No they get treated like royalty all year long! But we do decorate the barn and hang their stockings

12/25/2012 10:58:01 PM

family festivities

12/25/2012 9:32:38 PM

stockings are hung on their stall doors, bran mash as a treat and lots of kisses

12/25/2012 9:08:21 PM

They get special treats

12/25/2012 8:54:27 PM

Extra carrots,special grooming, a nice ride, I celebrate after the horses are cared for!

12/25/2012 8:42:09 PM

Special horse cookies and a sweet feed and molasses "cake"

12/25/2012 8:29:02 PM

They got a special meal

12/25/2012 8:28:03 PM

we spend most the day with him!

12/25/2012 8:17:00 PM

The got some extra feed and grain.

12/25/2012 7:54:43 PM

They get a special Apple treat.

12/25/2012 6:47:56 PM

Apples and peppermints for horses!

12/25/2012 6:37:22 PM

he is part of my family

12/25/2012 6:36:14 PM

took my donkeys to visit a nursing home on Christmas Eve

12/25/2012 6:14:58 PM

Christmas morning is always warm mash with lots of fresh chopped apples.

12/25/2012 6:00:43 PM

I was home, usu. not, friend gave me difr. treats so they got

12/25/2012 5:05:59 PM

for my mules, EVERY day is Christmas:)

12/25/2012 5:00:26 PM

I used to when we boarded them

12/25/2012 3:37:31 PM

Mine have a Christmas every day

12/25/2012 11:37:56 AM

Take Christmas photos for cards, treats-my horse was Xmas present 6 yrs ago, special day!

12/25/2012 9:50:00 AM

Christmas eve they all got mints and cookies! Lots of treats during the holidays!!

12/25/2012 7:40:34 AM

I would if I could!

12/25/2012 12:23:31 AM