Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Web Producer

Articles by Jennifer Whittle

Poll Recap: Supplement Expenses

Of the 1,045 respondents, 227 (22%) said they spend $21-$40 per month on supplements per horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Renaming Horses

Have you changed a horse's name? In a recent poll, 66% of respondents said they have renamed a horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Your Veterinarian's Horsemanship Skills

Of the 675 respondents, 519 (77%) said their veterinarian's strongest horse handling skill is being patient and calm. Read More

Poll Recap: Social Media Usage

Of the 423 respondents, 280 (66%) said they rely on Facebook the most for horse information. Read More

Poll Recap: Tipping Farriers

Of the 1,727 respondents, 1,220 people (71%) said they do not tip their farrier. Read More

Poll Recap: Room for a Rescue

Of the 575 total respondents, 450 (78%) said they have rescued a horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Barn Wear Splurges

Of the 1,138 respondents, 532 (47%) said they're most likely to splurge on riding boots. Read More

Poll Recap: Horses Injured by Dogs

Of the 989 respondents, 731 (74%) said they have not had a horse injured by a dog. Read More

Poll Recap: Dental Care Costs

Of the 868 respondents, 359 (41%) said their annual dental care costs vary depending on their horses' needs. Read More

Poll Recap: Finding a Veterinarian

Of the 872 respondents, 498 (57%) said their current veterinarian was recommended by a friend or equestrian. Read More

Poll Recap: Water Sources for Horses

Of the 1,476 respondents, 643 (44%) indicated their horses have access to a stock tank for water. Read More

Poll Recap: Horses on the Fourth of July

Of the 716 respondents, 203 people (28%) said they bring their horses into a barn before fireworks start. Read More

Poll Recap: Bathing Horses Warm or Cold

Of 1,071 poll respondents, 489 (46%) said they didn't have access to warm water to bathe their horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Bath Time

Of the 1,198 respondents, 790 (66%) said they rinse their horse after every ride during the warm months. Read More

Poll Recap: Hauling Hay

Of the 1,112 respondents, 514 (46%) said they haul and stack their own hay. Read More

Poll Recap: 2014 Hay Costs

Of the 599 respondents, 212 people (35%) said that they will pay more than $250 per ton for hay this year. Read More

Poll Recap: Summer Horse Plans

Of the 473 respondents, 201 (42%) said they are most excited about trail riding or camping this summer. Read More

Poll Recap: Farmers' Almanac: Truth or Fiction?

Of the 294 respondents, 86% said they don't rely on the Farmers' Almanac for horse management decisions. Read More

Poll Recap: Riding Lesson Expenses

Of the 1,031 respondents, 348 (34%) said they pay $36-$55 for individual private riding lessons. Read More

Poll Recap: Hoof Care Costs

Of the 1,142 respondents, 824 (72%) said they spend $100 or less per horse when the farrier or trimmer visits. Read More

Poll Recap: Equine Leg Protection

Of the 756 respondents, more than half said their horses wear boots, wraps, or both when exercising. Read More

Poll Recap: Spring Blanket Cleaning

Of the 1,160 respondents, 471 (41%) said they wash their horse blankets in a washing machine. Read More

Poll Recap: Fly Control Methods

Of the 487 respondents, 150 (31%) said fly sprays are their favorite fly control method. Read More

Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

Here are some spring-cleaning tasks and tips from our Facebook fans. Read More

Poll Recap: Longeing Lessons

Of the 797 respondents, 329 (41%) said longeing is a regular part of their horses' fitness program. Read More