Poll

Telephone Tree

What type of mobile device do you use?

iPhone
5%
42
BlackBerry
9%
77
Other type of "smart phone" (i.e., Palm Treo, etc.)
5%
49
Other Internet-enabled phone
10%
89
Basic cell phone
67%
601
I don't have a cell phone
5%
41

Total votes cast: 899

Comments & Write-in Answers

none

8/3/2009 3:01:38 PM

Emergency information

8/3/2009 2:52:29 PM

riding tips, horse care, blm and mustang issues

8/3/2009 1:07:44 PM

emergency info only

8/3/2009 11:49:58 AM

none

8/3/2009 9:07:31 AM

health

8/3/2009 12:58:42 AM

Keep people informed when you are on the trails - alone or otherwise

8/3/2009 12:54:21 AM

Access to emergency help

8/2/2009 11:16:10 PM

i don't want to access anything from my mobile phone

8/2/2009 9:15:04 PM

none, I don't even text...too expensive

8/2/2009 7:51:04 PM

any

8/2/2009 5:44:18 PM

a vet in an emergency

8/2/2009 4:20:05 PM

vet directory for my area and horse hospitals

8/2/2009 3:40:05 PM

None - cell phones are an evil necessity.

8/2/2009 2:45:19 PM

issues re acute lameness

8/2/2009 2:41:09 PM

just a trac phone for emergency only

8/2/2009 12:14:11 PM

Also use an iTouch!

8/2/2009 11:17:40 AM

breeds and breeding

8/1/2009 10:29:20 PM

none

8/1/2009 8:12:42 PM

emergency medicine or transport

8/1/2009 4:17:53 PM

Horse ID info

8/1/2009 2:35:52 PM

none

8/1/2009 2:26:54 PM

oral administration

8/1/2009 8:01:23 AM

Yahoo horse groups/articles/emails

8/1/2009 1:59:25 AM

None

7/31/2009 11:03:42 PM

sorry, no. not my phone.

7/31/2009 7:58:52 PM

barrel racing results

7/31/2009 7:28:52 PM

ring schedule and time estimate for classes

7/31/2009 5:09:56 PM

Emergency equine vets located close to current cell phone location for use when trailering.

7/31/2009 4:34:12 PM

horse trailers slant vs straight

7/31/2009 1:20:44 PM

I am old-fashioned....All I do with my phone is make phone calls....

7/31/2009 12:37:03 PM

none

7/31/2009 9:50:45 AM

your site is not blackberry friendly Takes a long time to load

7/31/2009 9:06:18 AM

Just the phone is good. I don't wanna be online ALL day!

7/31/2009 2:11:58 AM

none

7/30/2009 11:55:53 PM

none

7/30/2009 9:29:15 PM

nutrition, general care

7/30/2009 8:52:51 PM

None! Information overload is as bad as having no information.

7/30/2009 7:59:00 PM

health,fire alerts

7/30/2009 6:44:05 PM

none

7/30/2009 6:42:26 PM

only my vet when my pal is in trouble

7/30/2009 6:27:01 PM

Directions for health emergency.

7/30/2009 5:37:26 PM

HEALTH

7/30/2009 4:46:54 PM

I hate cell phones forced to carry one

7/30/2009 4:40:02 PM

none

7/30/2009 3:51:49 PM

none

7/30/2009 2:57:28 PM

Nothing; cell phones should be for verbal communication only.

7/30/2009 12:19:56 PM

everything!

7/30/2009 11:52:18 AM

campgrounds that allow horses for stopovers when traveling

7/30/2009 11:32:32 AM

all

7/30/2009 10:03:46 AM

none; I can't stand using the thing anyway!

7/30/2009 7:07:23 AM

I don't think that I could read the print on my phone and it would take forever to scroll thru it

7/29/2009 11:22:15 PM

emergency assistance only

7/29/2009 9:49:03 PM

Emergency first aid

7/29/2009 6:19:41 PM

vet tips

7/29/2009 5:51:19 PM

But I plan to get an iphone at year end!

7/29/2009 3:47:19 PM

none

7/29/2009 3:03:22 PM

Toll free # for vet emergencies in case I can't reach my vet or a referral # for another local vet

7/29/2009 2:50:24 PM

The Horse.com

7/29/2009 2:36:41 PM

Don't want to receive info on my phone

7/29/2009 2:09:18 PM

CASIO, Bolder. Its waterproof and shockproof

7/29/2009 12:46:52 PM

None. Use home computer.

7/29/2009 12:26:38 PM

cell phones don't work where I live

7/29/2009 10:16:39 AM

when it works...I live in a cell phone challenged area!!!

7/29/2009 10:15:50 AM

Vet, Nearest Equine Hospital, Internet and Horse.com

7/29/2009 10:13:13 AM

show points

7/29/2009 9:25:19 AM

NONE!

7/29/2009 9:16:27 AM

Location of vets and stabling in the event of an emergency or layover of horses or tow vechile due t

7/29/2009 9:08:45 AM

nothing

7/29/2009 7:55:20 AM

911 basic information... THE HORSE ROCKS !!!!!!

7/29/2009 3:24:37 AM

Would love to call my horses in their pasture to see how they are doing. :-p

7/29/2009 3:16:28 AM

available vets

7/29/2009 12:06:46 AM

None..at this point accessing "data" on mobile devices is still to expensive and hard to read.

7/28/2009 11:29:11 PM

I have horses -- can only afford the cheapie Tracfone, LOL.

7/28/2009 10:55:26 PM

Buying a new phone this summer, not sure if I should get an iPhone or something else.

7/28/2009 10:55:01 PM

all we need is basic phone, the rest is un-necessary

7/28/2009 10:10:19 PM

emerg. #s for vet., farrier, feed store, trainer, & other horse owning prof./friends

7/28/2009 10:06:53 PM

None. I would prefer information via email.

7/28/2009 9:59:02 PM

If possible have alerts about disease outbreaks, horse seminars, etc. texted to my phone

7/28/2009 9:57:27 PM

none

7/28/2009 9:33:20 PM

none

7/28/2009 9:26:46 PM

Tracphone

7/28/2009 9:17:46 PM

Basic cell phone, i do all my internet "surfing" at home

7/28/2009 8:47:52 PM

Sync with computer is best feature

7/28/2009 8:45:02 PM

Can Google anything i want.

7/28/2009 8:39:48 PM

articles, news, veterinary, anything horse related!!!

7/28/2009 8:31:29 PM

none

7/28/2009 8:17:31 PM

and i use my laptop a TON!

7/28/2009 7:56:56 PM

none can't read the darn thing font type too small for my old eyes

7/28/2009 7:29:05 PM

illness/wound treatment

7/28/2009 7:12:30 PM

none because I live in a dead zone:-(

7/28/2009 6:49:30 PM

I use a Palm Pre

7/28/2009 6:48:55 PM

None. Phones are for making phone calls.

7/28/2009 6:11:51 PM

what to do in an emergency on the trail

7/28/2009 6:08:49 PM

emergency first aid,training issues

7/28/2009 5:59:45 PM

The Apple iPhone is SUPERIOR to any of the others I have looked at.

7/28/2009 5:48:18 PM

disease outbreaks, health alerts,weather or extreme conditions such as fires,vital statistics,

7/28/2009 5:42:49 PM

A cell phone for me is used for emergency situations only. Not a chat line!!

7/28/2009 5:39:44 PM

poison plant info

7/28/2009 5:33:16 PM

infectious disease notifications

7/28/2009 5:19:05 PM

there is life without cell phones ringing

7/28/2009 4:55:30 PM

emergency instructions while in the barn

7/28/2009 4:40:51 PM

Use my cell phone only when traveling.

7/28/2009 4:28:29 PM

show results

7/28/2009 4:18:10 PM

news

7/28/2009 4:00:59 PM

none do not have it on my phone and do not want it spend enough time on the computer

7/28/2009 4:00:32 PM

Just my vet

7/28/2009 3:44:57 PM

none

7/28/2009 3:43:20 PM

BB is what my company uses; no snese getting anything more.

7/28/2009 3:40:41 PM

Emergency first aid - I have vet on voice dial

7/28/2009 3:38:37 PM

Use cell phone for basic calls. Don't need any more complications.

7/28/2009 3:28:51 PM

Nothing. I don't have time to look at my phone and work. PC is good enough imo.

7/28/2009 3:28:06 PM

None

7/28/2009 3:25:03 PM

emergency related horse health care

7/28/2009 3:19:45 PM

tips on emergency care

7/28/2009 3:04:19 PM

NONE

7/28/2009 3:02:25 PM

none

7/28/2009 2:57:12 PM

Natural disaster alerts and infectious disease alerts

7/28/2009 2:54:34 PM

Verizon LG 8360 I think but sure it is a LG and getting ready to upgrade once I decide which phone

7/28/2009 2:50:31 PM

emergency issues, such as evacuations and natural disaster info

7/28/2009 2:48:05 PM

I'm in my late 50s & am getting overwhelmed with too much technology!

7/28/2009 2:38:51 PM

health related info

7/28/2009 2:38:24 PM

None

7/28/2009 2:33:04 PM

I use 2 (for backup); a Motorola Razor & the tiny Pantech C300. Pay as you go only - no contracts!

7/28/2009 2:23:24 PM

none- my phone is for calling

7/28/2009 2:15:22 PM

LG Dare

7/28/2009 12:47:58 PM

help on trail, compass gps coordinates to tell people where you are

7/28/2009 11:40:33 AM

none

7/28/2009 11:22:50 AM

I use my phone for emergencies and calls. I do not access info on it. I use my computer for that.

7/28/2009 11:00:49 AM

none

7/28/2009 10:21:53 AM

disease or travel alerts

7/28/2009 10:07:09 AM