Poll

Play Time

What are your summer horse plans?
(Select all that apply)

Trail riding
42%
414
Going to shows
17%
167
Going to rodeos
4%
41
Racing
2%
20
Training/lessons
25%
252
Other (please specify)
10%
100

Total votes cast: 994

Comments & Write-in Answers

trying to keep my ex-show paint mare sound enough to make it thu the year

7/5/2010 10:34:51 PM

barrel racing

7/5/2010 10:21:29 PM

getting my guy healthy, otherwise we would be showing

7/5/2010 10:11:56 PM

To actually get on my horse without him rodeoing all round the yard! Big.prob there.

7/5/2010 5:12:51 PM

making barn & pasture improvements.

7/5/2010 3:32:06 PM

watching them graze

7/5/2010 2:40:41 PM

Putting up enough hay and shavings

7/5/2010 2:32:34 PM

competitve trail rides

7/4/2010 11:01:54 PM

Pleasure

7/4/2010 7:19:04 PM

Jul-Aug too hot for horse trials; may do CTs

7/3/2010 6:47:53 PM

Usual summer plans are to work with my spring foals. I did not breed any of my 12 reg. broodmares.

7/3/2010 4:14:47 PM

transition to barefoot

7/2/2010 7:44:13 PM

economy bad, so I will concentrate on lessons and put showing on the back burner to save $$$

7/2/2010 7:27:32 PM

4-H Horse Club

7/2/2010 4:16:41 PM

getting my green horse going well under saddle

7/2/2010 10:40:23 AM

Hunter Paces, too!

7/2/2010 9:30:35 AM

training for the upcoming season and trails for fun rest days

7/1/2010 10:44:45 PM

Along with trail riding from my farm, camping with my horse and riding in the Tug Platue in NY.

7/1/2010 10:41:16 PM

enjoying time with my horse

7/1/2010 9:53:22 PM

working in the round pen - Downunder Horsemanship techniques

7/1/2010 9:29:30 PM

surviving the extreme florida heat under the stable fans

7/1/2010 7:32:51 PM

Horses turned out to pasture for the summer.

7/1/2010 6:21:06 PM

Too hot here in florida to do much. Will use round pen if weather permits.

7/1/2010 5:47:33 PM

Being active in Pony Club! we have our C2 rating next week!!!

7/1/2010 3:39:38 PM

Big Horn 100

7/1/2010 11:32:59 AM

hope to get at least one horse broke to ride this summer

7/1/2010 11:22:34 AM

just spending quality time with my horse

7/1/2010 8:15:12 AM

driving team of minis

7/1/2010 6:47:32 AM

to buy a new one

6/30/2010 5:43:57 PM

For the first time,I'm breeding for fall 2011 foals because spring & summer shows keep me so busy

6/30/2010 5:06:20 PM

camping with the horse at least once a month.

6/30/2010 4:17:36 PM

I need to spend some serious time with my horse. He's bored.

6/30/2010 4:06:55 PM

training and schooling

6/30/2010 2:11:51 PM

It's been so hot I just like to take my horse on walks down the road, like he's my little puppy!

6/30/2010 1:25:58 PM

Learning to drive and pull other objects

6/30/2010 1:20:33 PM

trail riding if it stops raining in central Illinois!

6/30/2010 12:48:19 PM

keeping them cool in Az desert

6/30/2010 12:22:36 PM

The bugs are so bad, we don't ride when it's over 75 degrees

6/30/2010 11:57:05 AM

Volunteering at NATRC and ACTHA rides, but not competing

6/30/2010 11:35:35 AM

clinics

6/30/2010 10:26:07 AM

Heat in TX really hinders a lot of activity.

6/30/2010 9:59:23 AM

i love trail riding, obstacle courses and ground games and ground games

6/30/2010 9:24:23 AM

just getting my 4 yr old started so lots of trail riding & training & lessons

6/30/2010 9:17:54 AM

riding at the beach

6/30/2010 9:13:10 AM

Ground handling - it's HOT in Florida !

6/30/2010 8:33:31 AM

Going to NBHA barrel races & Team Penning

6/30/2010 8:31:47 AM

I get out for a drive early mornings as much as posslble.

6/30/2010 7:31:26 AM

RIDE, RIDE, RIDE!!!

6/30/2010 2:08:13 AM

we take time off through the summer due to the suffocating heat (Texas)

6/30/2010 2:00:25 AM

Additionally de-Spooking Practice. We are SPokane County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol.

6/30/2010 1:19:19 AM

Barrel races

6/30/2010 12:46:22 AM

getting another horse

6/30/2010 12:40:42 AM

Non-rodeo cow events like Sorting

6/29/2010 11:56:32 PM

Comptetitive Trail & Endurance rides

6/29/2010 11:50:04 PM

Distance riding competitions

6/29/2010 11:28:48 PM

I'm going to ride my brains out!

6/29/2010 10:53:38 PM

Tuning up my youngest

6/29/2010 10:40:24 PM

Live in AZ desert-112 today! Just a little trail riding until fall

6/29/2010 10:26:04 PM

working w/ my 3 foals

6/29/2010 9:47:42 PM

no money this year

6/29/2010 9:39:30 PM

Finish & ride my filly & trail ride w/friends! :)

6/29/2010 8:39:17 PM

Trail riding is my passion!

6/29/2010 8:29:14 PM

Pony Club camp!

6/29/2010 8:27:11 PM

hunter pace, fox hunting starting in August!

6/29/2010 8:26:29 PM

Just hanging out

6/29/2010 7:57:09 PM

I love the long evenings...and the cool mornings

6/29/2010 7:26:01 PM

keeping horses hydrated in the heat

6/29/2010 6:57:17 PM

Nursing my Laminitic horse back to rideability!

6/29/2010 6:54:15 PM

Not much. We're in Florida and the humidity is terrible!

6/29/2010 6:46:35 PM

feeding, cleaning and petting mine... retired

6/29/2010 6:30:28 PM

Grooming, Grazing-in-hand, and lots of lovin!

6/29/2010 6:29:05 PM

It's a pleasure season this year; hit one show.

6/29/2010 6:28:09 PM

and Camping with my horses

6/29/2010 6:22:46 PM

Can't afford anything else

6/29/2010 6:10:30 PM

competitve trail and endurance rides

6/29/2010 5:58:15 PM

dressage lessons

6/29/2010 5:50:22 PM

Hope the flies go away soon.

6/29/2010 5:49:49 PM

also parades and horse camping

6/29/2010 5:34:03 PM

Driving and draft work for all three of my ponies

6/29/2010 5:21:24 PM

Lessons, weather permitting

6/29/2010 5:12:04 PM

Horse camping, trail riding and trail trial competitions. Fun for humans and horses.

6/29/2010 5:05:24 PM

In UK we arrange fun rides to raise money for charities

6/29/2010 5:02:10 PM

enjoyed Sheyenne Natl Grasslands ND trailriding last wkend

6/29/2010 4:50:13 PM

I have a lot at a private camp for horses!

6/29/2010 4:49:42 PM

schooling shows, trying to keep cool

6/29/2010 4:47:26 PM

I like summer the least - heat and biting flies!

6/29/2010 4:46:12 PM

Going swimming in Florida lakes (non-alligator territories)

6/29/2010 4:42:23 PM

Relaxing together

6/29/2010 4:29:53 PM

just riding and enjoying my horse

6/29/2010 4:20:23 PM

Fitting Horses for Sale

6/29/2010 4:18:04 PM

just being with my horse in the pasture without "doing" anything

6/29/2010 4:12:48 PM

Riding in parades

6/29/2010 4:03:23 PM

caring for an orphan foal :(

6/29/2010 3:54:20 PM

My kids to show in 4H

6/29/2010 3:49:06 PM

Clinic

6/29/2010 3:47:26 PM

Keeping my 27 yr old buddy cool and comfortable!

6/29/2010 3:34:00 PM

driving

6/29/2010 3:30:14 PM

I really enjoy my lessons, practicing them and also trail riding in the cool, aromatic forests.

6/29/2010 3:28:27 PM

Doing a few clinics as well as the normal showing and riding.

6/29/2010 3:26:38 PM

trail riding to the lake for a cooling swim

6/29/2010 3:25:45 PM

continue rehabing a tendon injury.....

6/29/2010 3:22:33 PM

Just havin fun with our boys.

6/29/2010 3:19:25 PM

horseback archery

6/29/2010 3:08:51 PM

parades

6/29/2010 3:08:17 PM

Teaching Therapeutic Riding

6/29/2010 3:07:17 PM

Love the APHA PAC program and will be showing almost every weekend this summer.

6/29/2010 3:05:27 PM

taking horses camping on dude ranch

6/29/2010 3:03:56 PM

We horse camp as much as time and weather allow

6/29/2010 3:00:58 PM

Trail, show, learn

6/29/2010 2:59:46 PM

lots of just riding to improve myself and my horses.

6/29/2010 2:58:06 PM

Competing in Combined Driving Events

6/29/2010 2:55:11 PM

Pack trips in Montana & Colorado. Trail riding in Arizona

6/29/2010 2:54:03 PM

driving

6/29/2010 2:48:10 PM

Camping in Wisconsin and Southern IL

6/29/2010 2:44:58 PM

rehab from colic surgery :(

6/29/2010 2:44:25 PM

camp for grownups

6/29/2010 2:41:16 PM

Conditioning according to weather conditions

6/29/2010 2:38:03 PM

Horse camping

6/29/2010 2:28:42 PM

going to the county fair

6/29/2010 2:19:20 PM

Riding around home

6/29/2010 2:18:48 PM

Adopted an OTTB 8-mths ago, next week doing an adult dressage camp with him.

6/29/2010 1:28:03 PM

getting my horse's feet recovered after a very wet winter and spring.

6/29/2010 12:25:00 PM

Enjoy a little riding at home, and give my mares baths.

6/29/2010 11:06:34 AM

Endurance events

6/29/2010 10:48:52 AM

Lots of shows scheduled this year. :)

6/29/2010 10:24:55 AM

doind nothing

6/29/2010 10:01:39 AM