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.

Confounding Conformation

Ended 10/14/2013 with 766 Votes

Which forelimb conformation defect worries you most? View Results

Blanketing Headaches

Ended 10/7/2013 with 810 Votes

What's your biggest blanketing headache? View Results

Lawsonia intracellularis : An Uncommon Disease

Ended 9/30/2013 with 400 Votes

Do you have any experience with Lawsonia intracellularis infection or equine proliferative enteropathy? View Results

When More Horsepower's Needed

Ended 9/23/2013 with 530 Votes

When you need a tractor for tough horse chores, which statement applies? View Results

Colic Surgery Experiences

Ended 9/16/2013 with 577 Votes

Have you ever had colic surgery performed on one or more of your horses? View Results

A Soft Spot to Rest

Ended 9/9/2013 with 1013 Votes

What kind of bedding do you use for your horses? View Results

Hoof Emergencies

Ended 9/2/2013 with 371 Votes

Have you ever dealt with a critical hoof-related emergency? View Results

Club Foot Clues

Ended 8/26/2013 with 631 Votes

How competent do you feel when it comes to identifying a horse with a club foot? View Results

Supplement Seal of Approval

Ended 8/20/2013 with 396 Votes

Do you look for the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) seal on equine supplements you buy? View Results

Joint Injections

Ended 8/13/2013 with 703 Votes

Do you ever have your veterinarian inject your horse's joints? View Results

Beauty from the Back of a Horse

Ended 8/6/2013 with 942 Votes

Where is the most beautiful place you've ridden a horse? View Results

Little Big Horses

Ended 7/29/2013 with 705 Votes

Do you or have you ever owned a Miniature Horse? View Results

Horse Camping

Ended 7/22/2013 with 472 Votes

Do you include your horses in your summer camping plans? View Results

Complementary Therapies

Ended 7/15/2013 with 503 Votes

Which complementary therapies have you integrated into your horse's care? View Results

Surviving the Summer Heat

Ended 7/8/2013 with 692 Votes

What is the main way you help keep your horses cool during the hot months? View Results

Weight Watchers for Horses

Ended 7/2/2013 with 688 Votes

Have you ever put a horse on a diet (restricted calories and increased exercise) to aid in his weight loss?


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Gaited Horse

Ended 6/24/2013 with 1026 Votes

Research shows horse "gaitedness" (displaying a natural gait other than walk, trot, and canter) is likely related to genetics. Have you ever owned a gaited horse?


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Finding a Farrier

Ended 6/17/2013 with 612 Votes

How did you find/select your farrier?
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Common Hoof Problems

Ended 6/11/2013 with 1065 Votes

What hoof condition do you deal with most often?
(Please select only one.)
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Choosing a Vet

Ended 6/4/2013 with 604 Votes

How did you choose your equine veterinarian? View Results

Dental Check-Up

Ended 5/28/2013 with 1235 Votes

How often do you have your horse's teeth examined by your veterinarian?
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Harsh and Soft Training Tones

Ended 5/21/2013 with 1486 Votes

A study found no difference in stress levels of horses that received soft or harsh verbal tones from handlers during training, a result that surprised the researchers. Do you feel like your horse responds to the tone of your voice?
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Pasture Weed Maintenance

Ended 5/14/2013 with 1095 Votes

How do you manage pasture weeds on your horse property?
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Longe Lessons

Ended 5/7/2013 with 549 Votes

How often and why do you longe your horses?
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Wheat Free?

Ended 4/30/2013 with 400 Votes

How important are wheat-free ingredients in your equine supplements and horse feed?
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