Polls Archive

Each week TheHorse.com polls users about health care problems, concerns, procedures and more. Share your answer in our most-recent poll below or browse through past polls to see what other users have to say about common horse health issues and situations.

Using Platelet-Rich Plasma

Ended 5/10/2011 with 314 Votes

For which of the following injuries has your horse been treated with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy?
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Shock Wave Success

Ended 5/3/2011 with 221 Votes

What items are you aware of when it comes to treating horses with focused, shock wave technology?
(Select all that apply)
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Shock Wave--How Much?

Ended 4/26/2011 with 208 Votes

While most equine insurance companies cover up to three focused shock wave treatments, what would you pay per treatment to heal a horse using shock wave therapy if studies demonstrated improvement within weeks?
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Shock Wave Treats What?

Ended 4/19/2011 with 207 Votes

What conditions/injuries has your horse experienced for which shock wave therapy was discussed or used as a treatment?
(Check all that apply)
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Shock Wave for Chronic Injury

Ended 4/12/2011 with 409 Votes

Have you had any experience with focused shock wave therapy for treating chronic injuries in your horse(s)?
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Urban Ponies

Ended 4/5/2011 with 889 Votes

Do you keep your horse(s) in rural, suburban, or urban facilities?
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Spring Cleaning

Ended 3/29/2011 with 2053 Votes

How do you "spring clean" your farm?
(Check all that apply)
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Deworming Protocol

Ended 3/22/2011 with 565 Votes

Does your barn follow a standardized deworming program, using the same product at the same time for every horse?
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On The Rise

Ended 3/15/2011 with 841 Votes

How have rising gas prices affected your horse activities?
(Check all that apply)
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Muddy Muck

Ended 3/8/2011 with 891 Votes

How do you manage mud around your barn?
(Check all that apply)
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Tackling Parasites

Ended 3/1/2011 with 775 Votes

When do you administer dewormer for the first time in a new year?
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Fighting Boredom

Ended 2/22/2011 with 622 Votes

How do you promote the health (both physical and emotional) of your stall-confined horse?
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Coming Home

Ended 2/15/2011 with 522 Votes

Do you quarantine horses upon return from being off the farm (e.g., vet clinic, horse shows, etc.) and in contact with other horses?
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Drink Up

Ended 2/8/2011 with 854 Votes

Do you supplement your horse's diet with electrolytes?
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Fit to Ride?

Ended 2/1/2011 with 687 Votes

Do you take extra steps to keep in shape for riding your horse?
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Horse Town?

Ended 1/25/2011 with 815 Votes

Do you live in a horse-friendly community?
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A Clean Slate

Ended 1/18/2011 with 862 Votes

How often do you wipe down your tack after riding?
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Warm and Snuggly

Ended 1/11/2011 with 2092 Votes

Do you blanket your horses in winter?
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Resolution Complete?

Ended 1/4/2011 with 337 Votes

Did you fulfill for your horsey resolution for 2010?
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Cold Weather Riding

Ended 12/28/2010 with 1001 Votes

Do you continue to ride your horse(s) during the winter?
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Horsey Holiday

Ended 12/21/2010 with 1418 Votes

What are your horse's favorite holiday treats?
(Select all that apply)
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Oi Vey!

Ended 12/14/2010 with 728 Votes

Have you ever had to treat your horse(s) for gastric ulcers?
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Foal Foundations

Ended 12/7/2010 with 499 Votes

At what age do you start feeding your foal(s) supplements?
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Snow Shoes

Ended 11/30/2010 with 920 Votes

Do you change your horse's shoes during the winter?
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Ice Water

Ended 11/23/2010 with 1086 Votes

How do you keep your horses' water in the barn from freezing during the winter?
(Choose your top two answers)
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