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.

Disposal Options

Ended 2/5/2013 with 1035 Votes

What plans do you have in place for disposing of deceased horses?
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GMO-free Feed Ingredients

Ended 1/29/2013 with 608 Votes

How important are GMO-free (genetically modified organism free) ingredients in your equine supplements and horse feed?
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NSAIDs & Your Horse

Ended 1/22/2013 with 866 Votes

How often does your horse receive a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?
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Orphan Foals

Ended 1/15/2013 with 682 Votes

Have you ever raised an orphan foal?
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Horsey New Year!

Ended 1/8/2013 with 353 Votes

Do you make horse-related New Year's resolutions?
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Horsey Holiday Celebrations

Ended 12/31/2012 with 460 Votes

Do you include your horses in your holiday festivities?
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Young Horses

Ended 12/25/2012 with 1250 Votes

When was the last time you owned a young (0-3 years old) horse?
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Selecting Foal Gender

Ended 12/18/2012 with 849 Votes

If you had the option of selecting the sex of your future foal through sex-sorted stallion semen, would you?
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Bitting Decisions

Ended 12/11/2012 with 1374 Votes

What type of bit do you use on your horse?
(Choose your most-used)
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Ready for Winter?

Ended 12/4/2012 with 1287 Votes

How do you winterize your horses and barn?
(Check all that apply)
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Horses and Holidays

Ended 11/27/2012 with 1265 Votes

How do your horses impact your Thanksgiving holiday plans?
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Blind Horse Care

Ended 11/20/2012 with 656 Votes

Have you ever cared for a partially or completely blind equid?
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NSAID Administration

Ended 11/13/2012 with 905 Votes

Do you ever administer nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) such as phenylbutazone to your horse(s) without veterinary assessment?
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Battle the Outbreak

Ended 11/6/2012 with 667 Votes

What steps have you taken to protect your horse during the recent West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak?
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Too Close for Comfort

Ended 10/30/2012 with 211 Votes

Have you (or someone you know) ever had a horse contract West Nile virus?
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Routine Vaccination?

Ended 10/23/2012 with 183 Votes

How often do you vaccinate your horse for West Nile virus?
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The Best Defense

Ended 10/16/2012 with 403 Votes

What steps do you take to protect your horse from West Nile virus?
(Select all that apply)
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Threat? Or Harmless?

Ended 10/9/2012 with 175 Votes

Do you view West Nile virus as a threat to your horse?
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A Pain in the Hock

Ended 10/2/2012 with 157 Votes

Do you currently treat and/or supplement your horse for hock pain or injury?
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Tumor Troubles

Ended 9/25/2012 with 124 Votes

Which type of tumors are most concerning to you?
(Please choose one)
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Shoes vs. Barefoot

Ended 9/18/2012 with 324 Votes

Do you keep your horses horses shod or barefoot?
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Heat Stroke Prevention

Ended 9/11/2012 with 287 Votes

While riding, how do you protect your horse from heat stroke?
(Check all that apply)
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Vet Communication

Ended 9/4/2012 with 112 Votes

What type of communications would you like to see more of from your veterinarian?
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Vet Visits

Ended 8/28/2012 with 258 Votes

How often does your veterinarian see your horse(s)?
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Horse Info Sources

Ended 8/21/2012 with 167 Votes

How do you primarily receive information regarding your horse's health?
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