Polls Archive

Each week TheHorse.com polls users about health care problems, concerns, procedures and more. Share your answer in our most-recent poll below or browse through past polls to see what other users have to say about common horse health issues and situations.

Breeding Plans for 2015

267 Votes

Are you planning on breeding a mare in 2015? (Please tell us why or why not, and if so, what are your plans for the foal?) View Results

Hay Soaking

Ended 12/16/2014 with 755 Votes

Do you soak your horse's hay? Why or why not? View Results

Halter Preferences

Ended 12/9/2014 with 1228 Votes

What type of halter do you primarily use (and please tell us why!)? View Results

Thanksgiving Horse Care

Ended 12/2/2014 with 1096 Votes

Who cares for your horses during the long Thanksgiving weekend? View Results

Mud Management

Ended 11/25/2014 with 600 Votes

What is the main way you deal with mud in your horse's habitat during the wet months? View Results

Conformation Flaws You Can Live With

Ended 11/18/2014 with 1074 Votes

What conformation flaw can you live with in a riding horse? View Results

Horse Sale Selections

Ended 11/11/2014 with 738 Votes

If you had to sell a horse, what would be your preferred method? View Results

Fed Together or Apart?

Ended 11/4/2014 with 1313 Votes

How do you feed your horses? (Please tell us about your horse's mealtime arrangements!) View Results

Horse Feeding Frequency

Ended 10/28/2014 with 2049 Votes

How often is your horse fed hay? View Results

Blanketing or Not

Ended 10/21/2014 with 1531 Votes

Do you plan on blanketing your horse this winter? Why or why not? View Results

Selling Rescue Horses

Ended 10/14/2014 with 1183 Votes

Is it appropriate for someone to sell or charge a rehoming fee on a "rescue" horse? Please share your thoughts! View Results

Horse Prices

Ended 10/7/2014 with 1848 Votes

How much did you pay for the last horse you bought? View Results

How Much is a 'Rescue' Horse Worth?

Ended 9/30/2014 with 1253 Votes

To you, does a horse being referred to as a rescue make it (please tell us why): View Results

Supplement Expenses

Ended 9/23/2014 with 1045 Votes

What is the most you spend on supplements per month (in addition to feed and concentrates) for an individual horse, not including prescription medications? View Results

Renaming Horses

Ended 9/16/2014 with 842 Votes

Have you ever renamed a horse (please tell us why or why not)? View Results

Your Vet's Horsemanship Skills

Ended 9/9/2014 with 675 Votes

What is your veterinarian's strongest horse handling skill? View Results

Social Media Usage

Ended 9/2/2014 with 423 Votes

What social media outlet do you rely on the most for horse-related pictures, posts, and information? (In the comments, please share how you use or don't use social media as part of your horse life). View Results

Tipping Farriers

Ended 8/26/2014 with 1727 Votes

Do you tip your farrier for trimming or shoeing your horses (please share your thoughts on whether or not tipping is appropriate)? View Results

Room for a Rescue

Ended 8/19/2014 with 575 Votes

Have you ever rescued a horse (please tell us why or why not and about your experiences)? View Results

Barn Wear Splurges

Ended 8/12/2014 with 1138 Votes

What barn wear item are you mostly likely to splurge on to ensure getting a high-quality product? View Results

Horses and Dogs

Ended 8/5/2014 with 989 Votes

Have you ever had a horse get injured by a dog? View Results

Dental Care Costs

Ended 7/29/2014 with 868 Votes

How much do you spend each year on your individual horse's dental care? View Results

Finding a Veterinarian

Ended 7/22/2014 with 872 Votes

How did you begin using your current veterinarian? View Results

Water Sources for Horses

Ended 7/15/2014 with 1476 Votes

What type of water sources do your horses have access to? View Results

Horses on the 4th of July

Ended 7/8/2014 with 716 Votes

How do you manage your horses during fireworks? View Results