Poll Recap: Training Location Preferences

Of the 669 respondents, 337 (50%) said they prefer to train their horses in an arena.

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Developing a horse into a steady, experienced mount takes time, patience, and a lot of training. But where, exactly, should that training happen?  In last week’s poll, we asked our readers if they prefer to train their horse in an arena or on the trail. More than 650 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 669 respondents, 337 (50%) said they prefer to train their horses in an arena, while 227 (34%) individuals said they prefer to train their horses on the trail. The remaining 105 respondents (16%) said they’s rather train their horses in other locations.  

Additionally, more than 100 people commented on their training location preferences:

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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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