Jennifer Whittle, Web Producer

Articles by Jennifer Whittle

Poll Recap: Eliminating Harmful Ammonia

Of the 915 respondents, 233 (25%) said they remove wet spots and use shavings or another product to control stall odors. Read More

Poll Recap: Staying Warm in Winter

Of the 760 respondents, 201 (26%) said they would never give up their winter boots. Read More

Poll Recap: Horsey New Year's Resolutions

Of the 618 respondents, 138 (22%) said they resolved to spend more time grooming and relaxing with their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Birthdays

Of the 904 respondents, 658 (73%) said they celebrate their horses' birthdays on the day the animal was born. Read More

Poll Recap: Holiday Traditions

Of the 433 respondents, 128 (30%) said they hang a stocking for their horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Breeding Plans for 2015

Of the 535 respondents, 401 (75%) said they do not plan to breed a mare in 2015. Read More

Poll Recap: Hay Soaking

Of the 755 respondents, 584 (77%) said they do not soak their horses' hay. Read More

Poll Recap: Halter Preferences

Of the 1,228 respondents, 378 (31%) said they primarily use flat nylon halters for their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Thanksgiving Horse Care

Of the 1,096 poll respondents, 748 (68%) said they stay home at Thanksgiving and care for their own horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Mud Management

Of the 600 poll respondents, 161 (27%) said they use sand in their paddocks to reduce mud. Read More

Poll Recap: What Conformation Flaws Can You Live With?

Of the 1,074 respondents, 349 (32%) said they could live with a slight club foot in their horse's conformation. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers. Read More

Poll Recap: Feeding Arrangements

Of the 1,313 poll respondents, 727 (55%) said their horses are separated during mealtime. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Feeding Frequency

Of the 2,049 respondents, 698 (34%) said their horse receives hay twice per day. Read More

Poll Recap: Blanketing or Not

Of the 1,531 respondents, 650 (42%) said they plan on blanketing their horses only during inclement weather. Read More

Poll Recap: Selling Rescue Horses

Of the 1,183 respondents, 889 (75%) said yes, it is appropriate to sell or charge a rehoming fee for a rescued horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Prices

Of the 1,858 respondents, 823 people (44%) said they paid $1,001-$5,000 for the last horse they purchased. Read More

Poll Recap: How Much is a 'Rescue' Horse Worth?

Most respondents said referring to a horse as a 'rescue' does not make him more or less valuable than a nonrescue horse. Read More

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