Jennifer Whittle, Web Producer

Articles by Jennifer Whittle

Poll Recap: Spring Blanket Cleaning

Of the 1,160 respondents, 471 (41%) said they wash their horse blankets in a washing machine. Read More

Poll Recap: Fly Control Methods

Of the 487 respondents, 150 (31%) said fly sprays are their favorite fly control method. Read More

Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

Here are some spring-cleaning tasks and tips from our Facebook fans. Read More

Poll Recap: Longeing Lessons

Of the 797 respondents, 329 (41%) said longeing is a regular part of their horses' fitness program. Read More

Poll Recap: Identification Methods

Readers share insights on the various identification methods they use to identify their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: Spring Conditioning

Of the 554 respondents, 231 individuals (42%) said they have started their horses' spring conditioning. Read More

Poll Recap: Weather Emergency Plans

Of the 388 respondents, 32% said they plan for "other" weather-related emergencies, including wildfires. Read More

Poll Recap: Nutrition Knowledge

Of the 1,127 respondents, 225 (20%) indicated they were interesting in learning more about supplements. Read More

Poll Recap: Mud Woes

Of the 758 respondents, 233 (31%) said slick footing caused by mud is their biggest concern. Read More

Poll Recap: Mind Your Manners

Of the 896 voters, 641 (72%) said their horses are well-behaved for the farrier. Read More

Poll Recap: Gastric Ulcers

Of the 608 respondents, 205 (34%) indicated they've had a horse diagnosed with gastric ulcers. Read More

Poll Recap: Lush Spring Pastures

Of the 991 respondents, 26% said they'd reduce their horses' turnout time to reduce spring pasture intake. Read More

Poll Recap: Savvy Seniors

Of the 1,638 respondents, 24% said their oldest horse is 26 to 30 years old. Read More

Poll Recap: Hind-Limb Conformation Concerns

Of the 652 respondents, 236 (36%) said cow hocks are the least-worrisome hind-limb conformation fault. Read More

Poll Recap: Parasite Control Strategies

Of the 764 respondents, 356 (47%) said they use rotational deworming as their parasite control method. Read More

Poll Recap: Saddle Fit

Just over half of the respondents in this week's poll said they have had a saddle professionally fitted. Read More

Poll Recap: Saddle Up!

Of the 2,580 respondents, 951 (37%) said that they would ride in a western saddle. Read More

Poll Recap: New Year's Resolutions

Of the 264 respondents, 194 (73%) said they made a horse-related New Year's resolution for 2014. Read More

Poll Recap: Horsey Holiday Gifts

Of the 463 voters, 35% (164) said their horses received treats as a holiday surprise this year. Read More

Readers Say No Shoes This Winter

More than half of the readers responding to a recent poll said their horses go barefoot year-round. Read More

Poll Recap: Winter Fitness

Readers use a combination of methods to keep their horses moving and fit during the winter. Read More

Poll Recap: Beet Pulp Buffet

Of 1,286 voters, 841 (65%) indicated they feed beet pulp to their horses. Read More

Poll Recap: A Time of Thanks

Recent poll results indicate readers are most thankful for family and friends in their horse-life. Read More

Poll Recap: Body Clipping Conundrum

Of the 1,410 voters in last week's poll, 988 (70%) said they do not body clip their horse during winter. Read More

Poll Recap: Winter Hay Stores

Of the 748 voters, 257 (34%) said they order and store more than 6 tons of hay for the winter. Read More