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Horsey Holiday Gifts

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What kinds of gifts is your horse receiving this holiday season?

Treats, treats, and more treats
35%
164
New clothing, such as blankets or coolers
9%
43
New tack, like a new saddle, bridle, or boots
11%
50
New stable supplies, like grooming gear or water buckets
5%
23
Just my love this year
40%
183

Total votes cast: 463

Comments & Write-in Answers

He has best of eveything!.

12/29/2013 10:26:49 PM

candy canes enthrall them I discovered (by accident!)

12/29/2013 9:27:40 PM

Mostly my love, with a few carrots added!

12/29/2013 7:08:25 PM

Had to replace saddle and pad - his no longer fit him

12/29/2013 4:46:02 PM

finally got stall mattresses (from stable comfort), the horses are laying down much more!

12/29/2013 4:06:23 PM

They already have everything they need, so love and a few carrots make their day!

12/29/2013 2:26:27 PM

Building a new barn

12/29/2013 2:23:40 PM

Plus good feed and care.

12/29/2013 9:21:36 AM

My horses get everything they need year round. Including love,...and lots of treats!

12/29/2013 2:44:36 AM

And a jump for our daughter, but we've discovered her horse also plays with it when she's turned out

12/29/2013 1:04:54 AM

Apple peels after I baked pie for Christmas

12/28/2013 10:22:10 PM

also new blankets

12/28/2013 9:07:45 PM

but really it was just timing, not really for Christmas;-)

12/28/2013 5:12:10 PM

Wait - that's every day!

12/28/2013 5:11:13 PM

All of the above, but I could just mark one!

12/28/2013 4:56:33 PM

EVERY day is Christmas for my mules. I should be so lucky:)

12/27/2013 3:47:19 PM

just bought a new horse and want to bond with her.

12/27/2013 1:34:08 PM

new blanket liner and a slow eating hay bag

12/27/2013 10:30:21 AM

Every year, all of the horses at our boarding facility get candy canes! From Santa of course!

12/27/2013 1:54:52 AM

treats, new cinch, new bridle/bit, and brushes, plus shampoo for the summertime and detangler.

12/26/2013 9:44:57 PM

The horses all got mane jewlery

12/26/2013 9:02:24 PM

Frank got a nibble net & Poppy got easy boots & a natural horseman training set

12/26/2013 8:54:55 PM

as well as plenty of treats and new clothing... spoiled horse

12/26/2013 8:28:36 PM

And plenty of good food and care.

12/26/2013 7:37:06 PM

With the price of hay these days, my gift to my horses is to keep rolling the hay cart out!

12/26/2013 7:27:37 PM

All fruit and veg...none of that processed rubbish! Oh and a can of Guinness :)

12/26/2013 6:07:39 PM

and some treats

12/26/2013 5:35:23 PM

always have lots of love and treats all year round:-)

12/26/2013 4:36:06 PM

A lick it & flavours & a respiratory tub lick it!! & treats, carrots etc!

12/26/2013 3:55:29 PM

she has wverything she needs and wants for nothing all year!

12/26/2013 3:45:52 PM

Homemade treats + girth + 2 pads + fly mask + halter

12/26/2013 1:53:57 PM

My horse doesn't know what Christmas is. Christmas is all about Jesus and not about giving gifts.

12/26/2013 10:52:53 AM

All of the above.

12/26/2013 10:49:10 AM

my fifteen horses get anything they need all year long.

12/26/2013 10:06:07 AM

My horse's stocking at the boarding barn gets fuller every time I see it! Spoiled!

12/26/2013 8:15:14 AM

My mare got a stall toy for her boredom

12/26/2013 8:07:23 AM

Saddle coming in 2014

12/25/2013 10:21:17 PM

The best care they can get, all year long!

12/25/2013 10:02:15 PM

also treats from friends

12/25/2013 9:16:17 PM

New breast collar and TREATS!

12/25/2013 8:51:37 PM

I try my hardest to make every day Christmas for my guy...but he gets a stocking with treats..

12/25/2013 7:48:34 PM

Plus a few treats & some 2nd cut hay vs the normal 1st cut!

12/25/2013 7:24:40 PM

Honestly, my guys have more "clothing" than I do...did a 6 way split on a Snickerdoodle cookie!

12/25/2013 6:47:09 PM

Broke; need to find a new home for my boys.

12/25/2013 5:31:52 PM

Heated water buckets, and treat bag

12/25/2013 5:27:28 PM

Plenty of treats and all my love.

12/25/2013 12:52:56 PM

Extra treats don't always agree with digestion.They get what is needed as needed.Loved 24/7

12/25/2013 10:45:24 AM

Hmmm-the saddle is for him-but for me, too ! :)

12/25/2013 10:39:55 AM

I make homemade treats for the horses in our barn, all natural of course.

12/25/2013 10:12:19 AM

Each horse got a carrot at midnight "bedchecks", turn-outs all day today. (AZ-lovely weather!)

12/25/2013 8:46:20 AM

I've spent a fortune getting fibre feed in for them - love & some carrots!!!!

12/25/2013 7:20:34 AM

Horses do not know it's Christmas. Just give them good care all year round!

12/25/2013 3:20:25 AM

Halters and leads, if needed, too... My Shires also get a good, thorough brushing and scratchings!

12/25/2013 12:08:51 AM

And my love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12/24/2013 8:10:08 PM

Attention, grooming, rides in interesting places, ..

12/24/2013 7:37:24 PM

She got fans in her trailer has blankets++ and was fitted for her saddle by Jochen Schleese himself.

12/24/2013 5:53:33 PM

BLANKET, COOLER, AND NEW SADDLE.

12/24/2013 5:46:18 PM

treats and surprises

12/24/2013 12:51:44 PM

But always early presents before the cold weather sets in! Always lots of love!

12/24/2013 11:14:50 AM

New tack, treats and tons of love!

12/24/2013 10:43:30 AM

my horses are pampered 12 moths of ther year. treats are daily occurences

12/24/2013 7:58:04 AM

I give my horse LOTS of love this Christmas.

12/24/2013 12:52:16 AM