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.

Fly Masked-Marauders

533 Votes

Does your horse regularly wear a fly mask during spring and summer? If so, tell us why and please share your tips for keeping it on him! View Results

Pasture Access

Ended 4/26/2016 with 1442 Votes

How much access does your horse have to fresh pasture during the spring and summer? View Results

Slow Feeders

Ended 4/19/2016 with 929 Votes

Have you ever used the following types of slow feeders? (Select all that apply.) Tell us about your experiences! View Results

Training Location: Arena vs. Trail

Ended 4/12/2016 with 669 Votes

Do you prefer to train your horse in the arena or on the trail? View Results

Dogs on Trail Rides

Ended 4/5/2016 with 620 Votes

Does your dog accompany you and your horse off-leash on trail rides? Tell us about your experiences in the comments below! View Results

Daily Time Devoted to Horses

Ended 3/29/2016 with 1192 Votes

On average, how much of your day is devoted to riding and caring for horses? View Results

Work-Life-Riding Balance

Ended 3/22/2016 with 441 Votes

Do you work full time out of the house and still find time to ride/care for horses? Please share your tips on balancing horses, home life, and work in the comments below! View Results

Feed Frequency

Ended 3/15/2016 with 1025 Votes

How often do you feed your horse his concentrate/complete feed/supplement/grain? View Results

Spring Foalings

Ended 3/8/2016 with 395 Votes

Do you have a foal due this spring? If so, tell us about it! View Results

Smelly Stalls

Ended 3/1/2016 with 802 Votes

When do you use a stall freshener/deodorizer? View Results

Therapeutic Saddle Pads

Ended 2/23/2016 with 456 Votes

Do you use a therapeutic saddle pad or one that helps your saddle fit better? Tell us what works for you! View Results

EPM Experiences

Ended 2/16/2016 with 467 Votes

Have you ever owned a horse with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis? Tell us about your experiences. View Results

Horse Height

Ended 2/9/2016 with 1150 Votes

What is your ideal height for a horse? (Please explain your preferences in the comments!) View Results

Keeping Horse Blankets Clean

Ended 2/2/2016 with 1128 Votes

How do you keep your horse's winter blankets clean? View Results

Winter Shoeing Solutions

Ended 1/26/2016 with 949 Votes

Do you pull your horse's shoes during the winter? Tell us why or why not! View Results

Young Horse Ownership

Ended 1/19/2016 with 634 Votes

Have you ever owned a young horse, 4 years old or younger? If so, tell us about your experiences! View Results

Nutrition Confidence

Ended 1/12/2016 with 735 Votes

How confident are you that your horse is getting the nutrition he needs to be healthy? View Results

Hay Soaking

Ended 1/5/2016 with 427 Votes

Do you soak or steam your horse's hay before feeding? Tell us why or why not! View Results

Equine Nutrition Information

Ended 12/29/2015 with 817 Votes

Where do you get information about feeding your horse nutritional supplements? View Results

Is It Time for a New Helmet?

Ended 12/22/2015 with 926 Votes

When are you most likely to replace your riding helmet? (Please select all that apply.) View Results

Hay Choices

Ended 12/15/2015 with 1760 Votes

What are the key influencers that impact your hay choices for your horse(s)? Check all that apply. View Results

Saddle Shopping

Ended 12/8/2015 with 633 Votes

Next time you need a saddle, which are you most likely to shop for? View Results

Tack Shopping Choices

Ended 12/1/2015 with 692 Votes

Where do you buy most of your tack and horse supplies (not including hay/feed)? View Results

Best Equine Nutrition Information Sources

Ended 11/24/2015 with 457 Votes

Where do you turn first for equine nutrition information? View Results

Saddle Fitting Solutions

Ended 11/17/2015 with 770 Votes

How have you most commonly dealt with saddle fitting problems for your horses? View Results