Poll Recap: Summer Travel Plans

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn this summer.
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Summertime can be a busy part of the year for equestrians. Trail rides, horse shows, clinics—you name it, there’s usually something for everyone. Depending on where you are located, some travel might be involved. In last week’s poll, we asked our readers about the farthest distance they plan to travel with their horses this summer. More than 650 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 674 respondents, 167 (25%) said they plan to travel more than 200 miles from their barn with their horse, while 141 people (21%) said they plan to travel 50 or fewer miles. Another 110 individuals (16%) estimated that the furthest they would travel with their horse was 51 to 100 miles from their barn, and 87 respondents (13%) indicated they would travel 101 to 200 miles from their barn. The remaining 169 respondents (25%) said they do not plan to travel with their horse this summer.

Additionally, more than 25 people commented about their summer travel plans with their horse:

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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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