Jennifer Whittle, Web Producer

Articles by Jennifer Whittle

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

Spring Cleaning, Stable Style readers share their top spring farm and barn cleaning and maintenance tips. Read More

Poll Recap: Dogs on Trail Rides

Of the 620 respondents, 266 (43%) said their dogs accompany them off-leash on trail rides. Read More

Poll Recap: Daily Time Devoted to Horses

Of the 1,192 respondents, 358 (30%) said they spend an average of two hours per day riding and caring for horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Achieving the Work-Life-Riding Balance

Of the 441 respondents, 330 (75%) said they work full time but still find time to ride and care for their horses. Read More