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.

Public or Private Lands: Where Do You Ride?

Ended 5/30/2017 with 825 Votes

Where do you do the majority of your horseback riding? View Results

Dry Lots for Horses

Ended 5/23/2017 with 579 Votes

Do you have a "dry lot" (a paddock without grass) on your property to help manage your horse's weight during the spring and summer? Please explain why or why not in the comments! View Results

Seasonal Allergies

Ended 5/16/2017 with 268 Votes

Does your horse suffer from seasonal respiratory allergies? If so, tell us how you help him breathe easily in the comments below. View Results

Sun Protection for Horses

Ended 5/9/2017 with 529 Votes

How do you protect your horse from sunburn? View Results

Horse Barn Air Quality

Ended 5/2/2017 with 475 Votes

Is air quality a concern or challenge in your barn? (If so, tell us how you manage poor air quality.) View Results

Feeding Alfalfa

Ended 4/25/2017 with 1244 Votes

Do you feed your horse alfalfa? View Results

Equine Weight Management

Ended 4/18/2017 with 576 Votes

Is managing your horse's weight a challenge? View Results

Manure Management Strategies

Ended 4/11/2017 with 804 Votes

What do you do with horse manure on your property? View Results

Big Spender

Ended 4/4/2017 with 832 Votes

What is the most expensive item you expect to purchase for your horse this year? Tell us about it in the comments! View Results

Hoof Care Schedule

Ended 3/28/2017 with 1743 Votes

How often are your horses' hooves trimmed and/or shod? View Results

Shedding Season

Ended 3/21/2017 with 1106 Votes

Spring is almost here! How do you help your horse shed his winter hair coat? View Results

Business or Hobby?

Ended 3/14/2017 with 552 Votes

Are you involved with horses in the capacity of a business or hobby? Please explain in the comments below! View Results

Picky Eaters

Ended 3/7/2017 with 413 Votes

Have you ever had a horse who was a picky eater or decided he no longer wanted to eat what you offered him? Tell us about your experiences and how you convinced him to eat! View Results

Colic Surgery

Ended 2/28/2017 with 1116 Votes

How likely would you be to have colic surgery for your horse if it was necessary? View Results

Complementary Therapies

Ended 2/21/2017 with 665 Votes

Which complementary therapies does your horse receive on a routine basis? (Choose all that apply) View Results

Pasture Buddies

Ended 2/14/2017 with 1293 Votes

How many other horses does your horse get turned out with? View Results

Equine Dental Care

Ended 2/7/2017 with 911 Votes

Has your horse had a dental exam or treatment in the past 12 months? View Results

A Trip to the Vet

Ended 1/31/2017 with 1008 Votes

How far are you located from your veterinarian's office/clinic (or home in the case of ambulatory vets)? View Results

University Equine Hospitals

Ended 1/24/2017 with 516 Votes

Have you ever taken your horse to a university veterinary teaching hospital for diagnosis and/or treatment? Tell us why or why not and share your experiences! View Results

Winter Horse Care Concerns

Ended 1/17/2017 with 556 Votes

What's your biggest concern during the cold winter months? View Results

Dealing with Ice and Horses

Ended 1/10/2017 with 395 Votes

Ice (either on the ground or falling) is dangerous for both horses and humans. Is ice a problem on your horse property? If so, share your solutions for dealing with ice and keeping your horse safe! View Results

Horsey New Year's Resolutions

Ended 1/3/2017 with 220 Votes

Do you have any horse-related New Year's resolutions for 2017? Tell us about them in the comments! View Results

Has The Horse Helped?

Ended 12/27/2016 with 242 Votes

Have you ever talked to your veterinarian about an equine health problem based on information you received from The Horse magazine or TheHorse.com? Please explain in the comments! View Results

Joint Injections

Ended 12/20/2016 with 442 Votes

Are joint injections a regular part of your horse's joint management program? Please explain in the comments! View Results

Visits from the Vet

Ended 12/13/2016 with 682 Votes

How often does your veterinarian see your horse(s)? View Results