Poll Recap: Rehabbing an Injured Horse

Of the 420 respondents, 349 people (83%) said they have rehabilitated an injured horse.
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There’s no way around it: Horses are accidents waiting to happen! Chances are, at some point, you’ll have to help a horse recover from an injury. While some injuries are minor and can improve rapidly, other more serious injuries can require weeks and months of rehabilitation to help your horse heal.

In last week’s online poll, we asked our readers if they have ever rehabilitated an injured horse. More than 400 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 420 respondents, 334 (79%) said they have worked with a veterinarian to rehab an equine injury, and 15 individuals (4%) sent their injured horse to a specialized rehab facility. The remaining 71 respondents (17%) said they have not rehabbed an injury in their horse

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Written by:

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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