Poll Recap: Favorite Riding Season

Of the 795 respondents, 437 (55%) said fall is their favorite riding season.

Do you prefer to ride your horse in the spring when everything is in bloom, or in the fall when the trees are at peak foliage? Or maybe in summer when it’s finally nice and toasty, or winter when snow adds a thrill to your ride? In last week’s online poll, we asked our readers about their favorite riding season. Nearly 800 people responded and we’ve tallied the results

Of the 795 respondents, 437 (55%) said fall is their favorite riding season. Another 168 people (21%) said they prefer to ride in the spring, and 116 respondents (15%) chose summer as their favorite riding season. Only 43 individuals (5%) said winter was their favorite riding season, and the remaining 31 respondents (4%) do not ride horses.

Additionally, more than 157 people commented about their favorite time of the year to ride horses: 

Many people discussed why fall is their favorite riding

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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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