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Are You My Horse?

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What methods do you use to identify your horse?
(Check all that apply)

Photographs/Coggin's papers/registration papers
51%
170
DNA
8%
28
Brand (freeze or hot)
13%
44
Iris scan
0%
1
Microchip
13%
43
Tattoo
7%
24
A combination of the above
8%
26

Total votes cast: 336

Comments & Write-in Answers

Lip tattoo, dna, photographs (she's an appy so her markings are unique)

7/2/2012 10:30:36 PM

My paint has distinct patterns, my QH has some scars that make him easy to spot

7/2/2012 8:04:27 PM

We live in NY state -eastern Fingerlakes Region

6/29/2012 7:03:36 AM

TBs have DNA, tattoos, photos, papers

6/28/2012 10:21:56 PM

Fire is my worst fear - you can't contrt!!

6/28/2012 7:19:05 PM

I want to be able to ID my horses should we ever be separated.It would break my heart to lose them!

6/28/2012 6:21:25 PM

Coggins now has his photo, plus a chip and breed brand

6/27/2012 2:05:36 PM

Permanent brand inspection travel cards, issued by the state ag dept. Mandatory where we live.

6/27/2012 10:09:21 AM

I have A LOT of photos

6/27/2012 7:23:31 AM

Microchip, brand and photos/registration papers

6/26/2012 11:47:25 PM

Have been wanting to freeze-brand unique ID, but can't find vendor

6/26/2012 8:10:31 PM

Microchip & photos

6/26/2012 7:21:48 PM

A microchip--and he comes when I whistle!

6/26/2012 5:18:04 PM

OTTB has a tatto and use coggin's/registration papers for QH.

6/26/2012 4:59:57 PM

Also scars and other unknown facts.

6/26/2012 4:43:12 PM

Having horse stolen from pasture

6/26/2012 3:40:40 PM

next time: microchip

6/26/2012 9:43:11 AM

most of ours have freeze brands and chips. 1 has a tattoo also

6/26/2012 9:20:08 AM

Mares are microchipped; gelding has a freeze brand. Have pictures and registration papers on all

6/26/2012 12:44:54 AM

I use freeze brands, because they are easily used to identify the horse if something happens

6/26/2012 12:18:37 AM