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.

Horse Training Help

Ended 6/21/2016 with 685 Votes

When you're facing a training issue with your horse, who do you turn to for help? View Results

Forage and Feed

Ended 6/14/2016 with 674 Votes

In addition to hay or pasture grass, does your horse's daily diet include any grains, feeds, concentrates, or supplements? Tell us about your feed decisions! View Results

Saddle Type on the Trail

Ended 6/7/2016 with 765 Votes

When you head out for a trail ride or hack, what kind of saddle are you most likely to use? View Results

Horses Living With Livestock

Ended 5/31/2016 with 362 Votes

In addition to horses, do you own or keep any other types of livestock? (If you do, tell us which kinds and how you manage them with your horses! Do they get along with your horses, and how do you prevent disease spread between species?) View Results

Volunteering in the Horse World

Ended 5/24/2016 with 633 Votes

Do you volunteer your time in the horse industry (with youth associations, breed clubs, trail organizations, rescues, therapeutic riding centers, etc.)? If so, let us know about your experiences! View Results

Favorite Time of Day at the Barn

Ended 5/17/2016 with 811 Votes

What's your favorite time of the day to spend with your horses? View Results

It's Derby Week!

Ended 5/10/2016 with 702 Votes

How do you plan on watching the Kentucky Derby? View Results

Fly Masked-Marauders

Ended 5/3/2016 with 661 Votes

Does your horse regularly wear a fly mask during spring and summer? If so, tell us why and please share your tips for keeping it on him! View Results

Pasture Access

Ended 4/26/2016 with 1442 Votes

How much access does your horse have to fresh pasture during the spring and summer? View Results

Slow Feeders

Ended 4/19/2016 with 929 Votes

Have you ever used the following types of slow feeders? (Select all that apply.) Tell us about your experiences! View Results

Training Location: Arena vs. Trail

Ended 4/12/2016 with 669 Votes

Do you prefer to train your horse in the arena or on the trail? View Results

Dogs on Trail Rides

Ended 4/5/2016 with 620 Votes

Does your dog accompany you and your horse off-leash on trail rides? Tell us about your experiences in the comments below! View Results

Daily Time Devoted to Horses

Ended 3/29/2016 with 1192 Votes

On average, how much of your day is devoted to riding and caring for horses? View Results

Work-Life-Riding Balance

Ended 3/22/2016 with 441 Votes

Do you work full time out of the house and still find time to ride/care for horses? Please share your tips on balancing horses, home life, and work in the comments below! View Results

Feed Frequency

Ended 3/15/2016 with 1025 Votes

How often do you feed your horse his concentrate/complete feed/supplement/grain? View Results

Spring Foalings

Ended 3/8/2016 with 395 Votes

Do you have a foal due this spring? If so, tell us about it! View Results

Smelly Stalls

Ended 3/1/2016 with 802 Votes

When do you use a stall freshener/deodorizer? View Results

Therapeutic Saddle Pads

Ended 2/23/2016 with 456 Votes

Do you use a therapeutic saddle pad or one that helps your saddle fit better? Tell us what works for you! View Results

EPM Experiences

Ended 2/16/2016 with 467 Votes

Have you ever owned a horse with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis? Tell us about your experiences. View Results

Horse Height

Ended 2/9/2016 with 1150 Votes

What is your ideal height for a horse? (Please explain your preferences in the comments!) View Results

Keeping Horse Blankets Clean

Ended 2/2/2016 with 1128 Votes

How do you keep your horse's winter blankets clean? View Results

Winter Shoeing Solutions

Ended 1/26/2016 with 949 Votes

Do you pull your horse's shoes during the winter? Tell us why or why not! View Results

Young Horse Ownership

Ended 1/19/2016 with 634 Votes

Have you ever owned a young horse, 4 years old or younger? If so, tell us about your experiences! View Results

Nutrition Confidence

Ended 1/12/2016 with 735 Votes

How confident are you that your horse is getting the nutrition he needs to be healthy? View Results

Hay Soaking

Ended 1/5/2016 with 427 Votes

Do you soak or steam your horse's hay before feeding? Tell us why or why not! View Results