Jennifer Whittle, Web Producer

Articles by Jennifer Whittle

Poll Recap: Lepto-what?

Of the 458 respondents, 158 (34%) said they do not know what leptospirosis is. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Treats: Yay or Neigh?

Of the 1,452 respondents 579 (40%) said they occasionally treat their horse to apples or carrots. Read More

Poll Recap: Horses Learning From Each Other

The majority of respondents said they've used more experienced horses to help inexperienced ones through new situations. Read More

Poll Recap: Laminitis Experience

Of the 585 respondents, 372 (64%) said they have owned or managed a horse with laminitis. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Water Options

Of the 1,413 respondents, 936 (66%) said their horses get water from a trough or bucket that they fill manually. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Camping Options

Of the 669 respondents, 415 (62%) said they would choose to take a living-quarters trailer when camping with horses. Read More

Poll Recap: West Nile Virus Protection

Of the 832 respondents, 713 (86%) said their horses are up-to-date on their West Nile virus vaccines. Read More

Poll Recap: If You Won the Lottery: Equine Edition

Of the 1,296 respondents, 571 (44%) said they would build their dream barn with lottery winnings. Read More

Poll Recap: Farm and Liability Insurance

Of the 325 respondents, 187 (58%) said they have a farm policy or extra liability insurance. Read More

Poll Recap: Trailer Loading Competency

Of the 901 respondents, 703 (78%) said they are confident their horse would load in a trailer on the first try. Read More

Poll Recap: Summer Arena Dust Control

Of the 299 respondents, 196 (66%) said they use a sprinkler or water to help control arena dust. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Housing

Of the 974 respondents, 634 said their horses live at home with them, while 259 said they board their animals. Read More

Poll Recap: Is Your Horse Insured?

Of the 448 respondents, only 87 (19%) said they currently have medical or mortality insurance on their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Stocking Up on Hay

Of the 1,102 respondents, 397 (36%) said they purchase hay once a year for their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Horse Training Help

Of the 685 respondents, 277 (40%) said they ask a trainer, riding instructor, or coach for help with training issues. Read More

Poll Recap: Readers Share Details of Horses' Daily Diets

Of the 674 respondents, 614 (91%) said their horses' daily diet includes grain, feed, concentrates, or supplements. Read More

Poll Recap: Saddle Type on the Trail

Of the 765 respondents, 353 (46%) said they are most likely to use a western saddle for a trail ride or hack. Read More

Poll Recap: Horses Living with Livestock

Of the 362 respondents, 137 (38%) said they own or keep other types of livestock in addition to horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Volunteering in the Horse Industry

Of the 633 respondents, 305 (48%) said they volunteer their time in the horse industry. Read More

Poll Recap: Favorite Time of Day at the Barn

Of the 811 respondents, 408 (50%) said they'll take any time they can get with their horse. Read More

Poll Recap: Derby Plans

Of the 702 respondents, 463 (66%) said they planned to watch the Kentucky Derby at home on television last week. Read More

Poll Recap: Fly Masked-Marauders

Of the 661 respondents, 466 (70%) said their horses wear fly masks regularly during the spring and summer. Read More

Poll Recap: Spring and Summer Pasture Access

Of the 1,442 respondents, 684 (47%) said their horses have access to fresh pasture for 12 hours or more each day. Read More

Poll Recap: Slow Feeders

More than half of the 929 poll respondents said they have used slow feed haynets for their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Training Location Preferences

Of the 669 respondents, 337 (50%) said they prefer to train their horses in an arena. Read More