Poll Recap: Free Horses

Of the 502 respondents, 348 (69%) said they have acquired a horse for free.

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Have you ever gotten a horse for “free”? While owning and caring for horses is never really free, some situations require owners to find a new home for their horses, and some choose to do so at no cost to the new owner.

In last week’s online poll, we asked our readers if they’ve ever gotten a horse for “free” (without the previous owner asking for compensation). More than 500 readers responded and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 502 respondents, 348 (69%) said they had received a horse for free, while the remaining 154 individuals (31%) had not

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Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Web Producer, is a lifelong horse owner who competes with her Appaloosas in Western performance events. She is a University of Kentucky graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Communications and Leadership Development, and master’s degree in Career, Technical, and Leadership Education. She currently lives on a small farm in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

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