Strange Tastes Poll Answers

Last week we asked you what was the weirdest thing your horse(s) ever ate or drank. Aside from the votes listed below, we also got quite a few write-in answers that might surprise you. Enjoy!

Votes:

  • Beer  25.05%  (126)
  • Chips/crackers  18.49%  (93)
  • Hardware (nail, wire, etc.)  1.19%  (6)
  • Burgers/sandwiches  19.28%  (97)
  • Candy  19.68%  (99)
  • Paper  3.58%  (18)
  • Other (please fill in below)  61.03%  (307)

Total Votes: 503


Write-In Answers:

  • 10% bleach water on regular basis by mare diagnosed having Cushings Disease.
  • 20 lbs of cat food
  • a brat on a bun with mustard
  • A bucket of freshly picked berries
  • A cockroach & bananas
  • a dead bird, including bones and feathers
  • a dog biscuit
  • a freshly laid egg in his manger and pepsi either bottle or cup
  • a live mice
  • a plastic drinking straw, snatched from my slurpie
  • a rubber glove and a syringe
  • a sponge (2)
  • A Whole Pitcher of BEER!
  • After giving Star a horsey treat, she'll suck the wormer dry!
  • all of an orange
  • all of the above and more
  • almost eaten a lead rope
  • Anchovies on Toast
  • another horses entire tail
  • any kind of pop
  • apple juice
  • apples and carrots soaked in apple cider vinegar
  • apricots
  • apricots & spit out the pit also love watermelon
  • bacon
  • bacon and tomato sandwich
  • bacon sandwiches and ham sandwiches
  • Bagles
  • baling twine
  • Banana Nut Muffins
  • banana peel
  • bananas (10)
  • bananas and watermelon
  • Bananas, oreos, ice cream, anything his lips touch!
  • bananas, tuna fish sandwich!!
  • bananas,tomatoes
  • bananna/pepsi
  • Bannanas
  • BBQ sauce, ice cream
  • bean burrito with an orange soda!
  • beef jerky
  • BEEF JERKY
  • beef stew from daughters bowl
  • Bing cherries and watermelon
  • bird
  • black berry pie
  • Black jelly beans, Mt. Dew, Gatorade. He LOVES Gatorade.
  • blade from disposable razor(while grooming-he chomped!!
  • Bloody Mary
  • Blueberry cake doughnuts!
  • BLUEBERRY MUFFINS
  • blueberry pie!
  • Blueberry snackwells
  • bologna sandwich!
  • Brach's mint candies and sunflower seeds!
  • bread (2)
  • Bread Wrapper
  • breakfest rolls/ceral bars
  • Broom Stick
  • cake and ice cream, chocolate milk, oranges (whole), watermelon
  • cantalope
  • cappachino
  • carrots dipped in honey
  • cat food (2)
  • caterpillar
  • champagne on his 10th birthday
  • champagne/cranberry cognac drink
  • champagne; margaritas; caffiene-free diet coke
  • Chaps loved to drink some coffee with cream and sugar. Oranges. Ice tea, root beer,
  • cheerios
  • cheese (2)
  • cheese danish
  • cheetos (2)
  • Cherries
  • cherries - he doesn't swallow the pits
  • chewing tobacco (3)
  • chewing tobacco-peppermint flavor
  • chicken mc nugget!
  • chicken noodle soup
  • chicken salad
  • Chili
  • chili cheese fries -stablehand fed it!
  • chili, bananas, sourdough
  • chlorine tablet
  • Chocolate milk
  • chugs cans of pepsi
  • cigarettes (package and all)
  • Cigarettes and Coffee
  • clothes
  • coco puffs
  • coconut shrimp
  • Coffee
  • Coffee
  • coffee - light & sweet
  • coffee and icecream
  • COFFEE WITH CREAM
  • Coca Cola (5)
  • coke a cola and doritos chips
  • coke slurpee
  • Cookies
  • cookies and a friend of mines horse ate dog food
  • cousants
  • crawfish
  • crushed limestone
  • Curried Egg Sandwich
  • Dairy Queen
  • diet coke with ice cubes and watermelon
  • dill pickles
  • DIRT!
  • dog biskets/ cake
  • dog bone
  • dog food (3)
  • donut (2)
  • doritos and arizona ice tea
  • dr pepper
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Dr. Pepper and M&Ms
  • Dr. Pepper and red chile pods
  • Dr. Pepper, Choc. Chip Cookies
  • Dunkin' Donuts Duncachinno
  • Entire sapling pine tree but it cost him his life due to a punctured gut!
  • everything you listed except the hardware, one has also chewed on a dead bird
  • Fake Leaf/Flower
  • Feathers
  • fingers
  • Flaming Hot Cheetos
  • Freezy pop
  • French fries (5)
  • french fries, freezies
  • French Fries/Ice Tea
  • fried catfish
  • fried chicken (2)
  • fried chicken - horse stole it from the front seat of my carpenter's truck
  • Fried chicken out of a cooler!!
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, also melon (any kind), cukes, zucchini
  • frozen bananas
  • frozen yogurt
  • Fruit ie:grapes.cantalope,watermellon,bananas
  • garlic bread
  • garlic bread and coffee
  • GARLIC CLOVES, ICED TEA DRINKS, GINGERALE, COFFEE...
  • gatorade
  • Gatorade;plastic zip-lock bag
  • Gatoraide
  • glove
  • goldfish from horse tank, but spit it out quickly...the fish survived!
  • grape soda (2)
  • grapes (2)
  • grapes & pizza
  • Grapes, Yogart, peanuts,
  • Green Apple Liqourish, Banannas, Oranges, and various drinks
  • hairclip, twinkie
  • Halter
  • ham & cheese
  • He goes absolutely wild for and loves Orangina (an orange soda drink)
  • Him/Blackberries he carefully picks himself. Her/blueberrybagels she snitches
  • hot chocolate
  • hot damn schnapps
  • hot dog (4)
  • Hot dog along with the paper tray (while my attention was elsewhere at a horse show)
  • Hot dog, Lemonade, french fries, jelly doughnut
  • Hot dog...but only with Ketchup
  • hot dogs/slurpees
  • Hot Fudge Sunday
  • Hot tea
  • Hot tea or coffee with milk
  • hotdogs and one time, dry dog food
  • human hair off my head
  • I had a POA who had a profound interest in my Sunkist soft drink. When he tasted it he lost interest
  • I had a range bred Mustang mare that ate goat droppings. The goats got alfalfa and she got oat hay
  • I owned a horse that would eat fried chicken!
  • ice
  • ice cream (3)
  • Ice Cream & the Cone
  • ice cream and pepsi
  • Ice Cream Cake left over from a birthday party.
  • ice cream sandwiches, cookies, gummiy bear,marshmallows, creamcicle
  • Iced Tea (2)
  • Irn Brew from Scotland
  • Italian beef sandwich
  • Jack Daniels & Coke
  • jelly beans
  • jelly beans and m&m's -- but he spit out the peanut ones!
  • jelly donuts, lemon shakes, carrots bag and all
  • Jim Beam and coke
  • lemon dessert bars
  • lemon wedges
  • Lemonade, Doritos, and cheese puffs
  • light bulb
  • limes, dill pickles
  • live mouse
  • loaf bread
  • lyme, margaritas, slurpees
  • mango, melon & turtle food
  • marshmellows
  • meAT LOVERS PIZZA
  • melons
  • Merlot
  • Mexican food, dog food, ice cream, whatever we eat. Thinks he's a dog....
  • molasses
  • motor oil
  • Mountain Dew (3)
  • Mountain Dew - the can was sitting on the trailer and she tipped it over to lick it up
  • mountain dew -from the can
  • Mountain Dew, Pepsi, and anything with peanut butter
  • My first horse also loved riding through the Dairy Queen drive through and split an ice cream cone
  • My gelding eats his own fresh manure.
  • my horse broke open and attemped to eat a bag of powdered lime for stall floors
  • My horse is an alcholic! He will beg incessintly for beer, wine or margaritas!
  • My horses love orange-flavored Metamucil with water-in a ground feeder- I call it slurpees!
  • my horses love to eat tomatoes
  • My mare drinks fruit juice THROUGH A STRAW.
  • My mare is a Skittles and Cheeseburger addict
  • My mare loves gatorade. All I do is pour it in a cup and she drinks it right up - its hilarious!
  • My mustang filly prefers wine over carrots. She will also chew on anything, incl. tractor tires
  • My pony used to love Campbells Tomato Soup!
  • My Saddlebred likes lemons
  • My wifes gelding will suck water out of a slowly running hose.
  • noodles
  • not my horse, but a friends would love you 4ever for oreo cookies
  • nothing weird
  • oatmeal cream pies
  • office supplies (paperclips)
  • Only Blue Bell Ice Cream., Our horse passed over two other brands for this one at a picnic we had...
  • Orange
  • Orange Gatorade
  • orange marker tape on electric fence
  • orange peel (2)
  • oranges (4)
  • oranges and nicotine
  • oranges and tangerines He LOVES them and begs them when anyone goes near the tree
  • oranges, grapefruit and grapes, but loves clementines the best
  • oreo cookies
  • Oreo cookies, Bananas, Bread, White Top and Diet Coke.
  • our 2 yr.old filly loves to lick vasoline out of the jar when I'm putting it around her eyes
  • Our stallion will eat just about anything,but he LOVES Wintergreen Tic Tacs.
  • Our thoroughbreds love mints. Donkey will eat anything, she can even drink juice out of the bottle.
  • paint
  • pancakes
  • Paper cup, the velvet off of a helmet, broom
  • pasta, brocoli, and he loves bannanas!!
  • Pasty, anything that we eat. I also have a horse who will not eat any treats, including carrots.
  • peach jello
  • peaches and mountain dew
  • peaches and spits out the pit
  • peacock feather
  • peanut butter (2)
  • Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches and Sprite
  • peanut butter and banana sandwiches and banana skins
  • peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICHES
  • peanuts in Dr. Pepper
  • pears, oranges, peach, chex-mix
  • peppermint
  • Peppermint Candy
  • Pepperoni Pizza
  • Pepsi (4)
  • pesto
  • PICKLES (4)
  • pickles & mangos
  • Pina Colada
  • Pint of Guiness + Guiness Soaked Bran
  • pizza (3)
  • plastic bag (3)
  • Plastic straw
  • plastic streamers
  • plastic walmart bag
  • pop, coffee, donuts
  • popcorn
  • popsicle with stick
  • popsicles
  • porcupine needles!
  • pork pie
  • potatoes
  • pretzels, gatorade
  • Purina Dog Chow and Mustard Potato Salad
  • raw eggs from under the feed bucket
  • red hot jaw breakers
  • red wine and bananas
  • red wine, thistles, pepsi
  • rice crispy squares
  • rotten eggs/jalapeno peppers/milk jug lid
  • rubber coating from broom handle
  • sangria
  • sausage and mustard sandwich
  • Scallop tacos!!!!!
  • scotch
  • seed corn he turned pink because of the chemicals
  • Seven & 7
  • shavings
  • SHREDDED BEEF TACOS AND SODA
  • Skittles
  • Slurpee's
  • snake
  • Snapple drink
  • snotty kleenex
  • sock
  • soda (6)
  • soft drinks, spaghetti
  • Sour Patch Kids (2)
  • spagetti
  • Spicy Kentucky Fried Chicken, Country Time lemonade
  • srite and strawberry pop tarts
  • sting nettle
  • strawberry pop tarts and multi-bran chex cereal
  • surgical glove
  • surveyors tape
  • sweet tarts, hot tameles, sour gummy worms
  • Sweetpotatoes
  • tea (2)
  • Tea with milk and sugar
  • the foil on the top of a cup of yogurt!
  • the horse magaizine....im serious
  • tobacco
  • tomatoes
  • tomatoes, watermelon, bananas
  • tractor
  • Trail Mix
  • Tuna fish
  • Tuna fish, frappes, oranges.
  • twinkie cakes.
  • vegetable curry puff!
  • vegimite sandwhiches and rasberry lemonade
  • Walmart bag (thankfully it passed)
  • Water melon, grapefruit
  • watermelon (7)
  • watermelon peel
  • watermelon rinds
  • we vere barbequeing and he took peace of MEAT too, can you believe it???
  • wedding ring
  • weetbix, choko vine
  • what ever he sees me eat he wants from cheetos to peanut butter. He loves to steal my soda & chips
  • White Russians, Captain Morgan and Coke, ice cream, they steal burgers and hot dogs off the grill
  • Whole raw eggs
  • wild pot plants
  • wine (2)
  • wine cooler
  • yogurt, bananna
  • Yukon Jack and Mountain Dew
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