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.

Visits from the Vet

231 Votes

How often does your veterinarian see your horse(s)? View Results

Enriching Your Horse's Environment

Ended 12/6/2016 with 371 Votes

Do you provide your horse with enrichments such as toys? (If so, tell us what your horse enjoys playing with!) View Results

Paying for Horse Health Care

Ended 11/29/2016 with 743 Votes

How do you pay for the veterinary care your horse needs? View Results

Booster Vaccines

Ended 11/22/2016 with 412 Votes

Did your horse receive boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall? Tell us why or why not! View Results

Weighty Feed Options

Ended 11/15/2016 with 758 Votes

Do you use a scale to weigh your horses' feed and forage? View Results

Body Clipping for Winter

Ended 11/8/2016 with 1114 Votes

Do you clip your horse during the winter? If so, what kind of clip? View Results

Managing Working Horses

Ended 11/1/2016 with 258 Votes

Do you manage or care for horses in a lesson program, dude string, or riding program? Tell us about your experiences! View Results

Horse Bedding Choices

Ended 10/25/2016 with 1087 Votes

What kind of bedding do you use in your horse's stall? View Results

Winter Boarding and Riding Inside

Ended 10/18/2016 with 1300 Votes

Do you keep your horse at a barn with an indoor/covered arena during the winter months? View Results

Mud Management Projects

Ended 10/11/2016 with 545 Votes

Do you have any of the following horse-farm mud-management projects in the works for this fall? Tell us about your plans! View Results

Social Media: How Do You Get Equine Information?

Ended 10/4/2016 with 613 Votes

Which of the following social media outlets do you use to share or gather horse-related information (check all that apply)? Please explain your answer in the comments below! View Results

Lepto-what?

Ended 9/27/2016 with 458 Votes

Do you know what leptospirosis is? View Results

Treats: Yay or Neigh?

Ended 9/20/2016 with 1452 Votes

Do you give your horse treats? Please explain why/why not in the comments below! View Results

Horses Learning From Each Other

Ended 9/13/2016 with 500 Votes

A study showed naive horses that watched an experienced horse perform a scary task reacted less fearfully when it was their turn. Have you used an older, more experienced horse to help inexperienced ones through new situations? Tell us about it! View Results

Laminitis Experience

Ended 9/6/2016 with 585 Votes

Have you owned or managed a horse with laminitis? If so, tell us about your experiences in the comments below. View Results

Horse Water Options

Ended 8/30/2016 with 1413 Votes

Where does your horse get his water? View Results

Horse Camping Options

Ended 8/23/2016 with 669 Votes

What would you prefer for camping with your horse? View Results

WNV Protection

Ended 8/16/2016 with 832 Votes

Is your horse up-to-date on his West Nile virus vaccine? View Results

If You Won The Lottery...

Ended 8/9/2016 with 1296 Votes

If you won the lottery, how would you spend it on horses? View Results

Farm and Liability Insurance

Ended 8/2/2016 with 325 Votes

Do you have a farm policy or extra liability insurance (such as an umbrella policy) to protect you and your property because you own horses? Tell us about your insurance decisions! View Results

Trailer Loading Competency

Ended 7/26/2016 with 901 Votes

If you went out to load your horse into a trailer right now, are you confident he or she would get in on the first try? Tell us why or why not! View Results

Summer Arena Dust Control

Ended 7/19/2016 with 299 Votes

What do you (or your barn owner) use for arena dust control? View Results

Horse Housing

Ended 7/12/2016 with 974 Votes

Where does your horse currently live? View Results

Horse Insurance

Ended 7/5/2016 with 448 Votes

Do you currently have medical or mortality insurance on your horse? Tell us which kind and why or why not! View Results

Stocking Up On Hay

Ended 6/28/2016 with 1102 Votes

How frequently do you buy hay for your horses? View Results