Poll

Preparing for Natural Disasters

In your opinion, what is the most important part of your natural disaster plan?

Evacuation
15%
32
Rescue and care of horses injured during event
2%
5
Accessing water and feed for my horses
8%
17
Locating and identifying my horses if they get loose
2%
5
All of the above
72%
150

Total votes cast: 209

Comments & Write-in Answers

Nothing is more important than their safety and well being!

6/17/2012 3:12:39 PM

wildfire is our main threat, evacuation the only recourse

6/15/2012 12:26:37 AM

We live in a forest fire prone area. All above item are of concern

6/13/2012 11:39:31 AM

Get them to a safe place first; our local equestrian center took in horses during the last hurricane

6/13/2012 7:18:22 AM

Don't be there when it happens!

6/13/2012 12:37:42 AM

how often must they urinate

6/12/2012 11:50:31 PM

I don't own a trailer, so I'm totally dependent on the plan of the barn managers!

6/12/2012 9:51:47 PM

I live in a forested area where I fear the horses could be lost--will a horse find the way home?

6/12/2012 8:33:03 PM

truck always has gas, trailer is hitched

6/12/2012 7:21:07 PM

Getting my horses and those without trailers out of the path of danger is the hardest thing, I think

6/12/2012 6:57:07 PM

Depending on the situation, there might be different priorities, but all steps are important!

6/12/2012 6:52:53 PM

phone tree

6/12/2012 5:33:28 PM

During forest fire we were advised by authorities to let our horses loose & we'd round up when safe.

6/12/2012 5:02:10 PM

I haven't had to deal with this to date. My heart goes out to those who have.

6/12/2012 4:28:36 PM

I worry about all the animals in any disaster situation . They wouldnt understand

6/12/2012 1:52:17 AM