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post #11 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 05:07 PM
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
960 min ( 4 hours/week)

2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
$800 + ( board + lessons + extra costs)

3. What is the breed of your horse?

Hanoverian x trakehner


4. How old is your horse?

13 years

5. How long have you been riding for?

12 years

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.

Fun / competition / lifestyle choice

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all

Two 2nd place & one 3rd

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
__X__ very satisfied
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_X_ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
_X_ shedding blade _X_ grooming mitt
_X_ hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
_X_ detangler _X_brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

_ 1 _ food
_ 4 _ tack
_ 2 _ vet
_ 5 _ grooming
_ 3 _ farrier

" If the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason." ~ Hugo Cabret
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post #12 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 05:20 PM
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
around 1080

2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
$50-$70

3. What is the breed of your horse?
Racking Horse

4. How old is your horse?
5

5. How long have you been riding for?
4 years

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
Fun, leisure and pleasure trail rides.

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all
Don't compete.

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied
Don't compete

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
___ rubber currycomb
_X_ bot knife

___ shedding blade
___ grooming mitt

_X_ hoof pick
___ grooming sponge

_X_ detangler
_X_brush


10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

__1_ food
__5_ tack
_2__ vet
_3__ grooming
_4__ farrier


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post #13 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 06:11 PM
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Alabama,USA
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month? Right now hardly ever, but on average 500.

2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month? Around $325

3. What is the breed of your horse?
Thoroughbred

4. How old is your horse?
Three.

5. How long have you been riding for?
Nine years.

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
Fun and competition.

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
Never competed Sunny, but my last show I was fifth.

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
__X___ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_X__ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
___ shedding blade _X__ grooming mitt
_X__ hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
_X__ detangler _X__brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

_1__ food
_4__ tack
_3__ vet
_5__ grooming
_2__ farrier
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post #14 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 06:25 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Watertown, MN
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
During the riding season approximately 1700, give or take 300 or so depending on what is going on.


2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
approx $50-$75 per horse per month

3. What is the breed of your horse?
Quarter horse and grade Welsh

4. How old is your horse?
10 & 9

5. How long have you been riding for?
My entire life (30 yrs).

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
Fun, trail rides and occasional competitions

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
__x___ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied
*do not generally compete, but am usually satisfied with how it went


9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_x__ rubber currycomb __x_ bot knife
__x_ shedding blade _x__ grooming mitt
_x__ hoof pick __x_ grooming sponge
_x__ detangler _x__brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

__1_ food
_4__ tack
_2__ vet
_3__ grooming
_5__ farrier


** This is just for me, I do my own hoof trimming so I spend very little on it.
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post #15 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 06:32 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Quebec
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month? 120 min

2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month? don't have a horse, but I spend 80-90$ on lessons per month.

3. What is the breed of your horse? I ride a TB now.

4. How old is your horse? 10

5. How long have you been riding for? ouf, hate this question (sorry my survey is going to be complicated for you) 2 summers and almost one full year.

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain. Fun, (want to really compete in the future) Best sport ever, distraction from life.

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
__x_ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
___ shedding blade ___ grooming mitt
__x_ hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
___ detangler _x__brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

___ food
___ tack
___ vet
___ grooming
___ farrier



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post #16 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 06:39 PM
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Location: Ohio
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
Well, I have 7, and 3 of them are minis. The four riding horses get ridden a lot in the summer, probably half an hour a day each. Two hours a day, 5 days a week, 10 hours a week, 40 hours a month, 2,400 minutes a month
2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
Too much. Lol! I added the costs up, not including tack or equipment, and it's $1212.22 a month.

3. What is the breed of your horse?
I have a Paso Fino, 2 Thoroughbreds, a Percheron, 2 miniatures, and a miniature/shetland cross
4. How old is your horse?
Paso Fino is 24, Thoroughbreds are 6 and 7, Percheron is 13, Miniatures are 8 and 1, and miniature/shetland cross is 1.
5. How long have you been riding for?
Literally since I was born....14 years
6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
For leisure, on trail, eventing, and at shows
7. In your last competition, where did you place?
Arthur got a 1st and a 2nd, Lenox and Molly didn't place
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_X_ very satisfied--very satisfied with all three I took, it was Lenox's first show and she was fantastic. Molly's also coming slong great.
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
X rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
X shedding blade X grooming mitt
X hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
___ detangler X brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

1 food
4 tack (this is a one-time thing, so I'm going to have to put it fourth)
3 vet
5 grooming
2 farrier

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post #17 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 07:17 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: FLORIDA
Posts: 28
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
hmm...480 minutes a month
2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
85 a month, on feed and farrier, I have free board!
3. What is the breed of your horse?
Quarter Horse
4. How old is your horse?
11
5. How long have you been riding for?
20 years
6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
Work- I am a trainer and an instructor. Fun- I always have fun when I ride!!
7. In your last competition, where did you place?
5th

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
__X___ very satisfied
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_X__ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
___ shedding blade ___ grooming mitt
_X__ hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
___ detangler _X__brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

_2__ food
_5__ tack
_1__ vet
_4__ grooming
__3_ farrier


Hope that helps :)

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post #18 of 25 Old 05-26-2011, 09:47 PM
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Northern California
Posts: 1,138
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
740
2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
$200
3. What is the breed of your horse?
Quarter Horse
4. How old is your horse?
9 years
5. How long have you been riding for?
regularly since March but before that I took lessons on and off since I was ten or so
6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
I ride for fun and because it makes me feel good.
7. In your last competition, where did you place?
I don't compete

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
I don't compete

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
__x_ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
__x_ shedding blade ___ grooming mitt
__x_ hoof pick ___ grooming sponge
___ detangler __x_brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

__1_ food
__4_ tack
_3__ vet
__5_ grooming
__2_ farrier

good luck on your project

You are never better than anyone. Every rider has skills they need to improve. The only one you must compare yourself with, is you.
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post #19 of 25 Old 05-27-2011, 06:40 AM
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Location: australia
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1. How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
It can range from 240 minutes to 1200 minutes.

2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?

I'm not sure exactly how much but about a couple hundred.

3. What is the breed of your horse?
I have three - a quarterhorse, a thoroughbred and an appaloosa.

4. How old is your horse?
This year they are 13, 11 and 27 years old.

5. How long have you been riding for?
On a regular basis about a year and a half now.

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
At the moment I am just learning and doing it for fun. I would like to compete a bit some time and make a career out of it in some way.

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
1st 2nd 3rd Not at all
I haven't competed yet.

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
_____ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

can't rate

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_x_ rubber currycomb ___ bot knife
___ shedding blade _x_ grooming mitt
_x_ hoof pick _x_ grooming sponge
___ detangler _x_brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

_1_ food
_4_ tack
_3_ vet
_5_ grooming
_2_ farrier

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along with our dogs Patch and Bear.
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post #20 of 25 Old 05-27-2011, 09:00 AM
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Australia
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How many minutes do you spend riding a horse in a month?
Well, I ride nearly everyday, or 4 days aweek, for around 30-40mintues, so thats 840mintues?
HAHA. bad at maths, so take that as a guestimation!


2. On average, how much money do you spend on your horse a month?
Ummm. I spend money on hay rolls every 2 weeks, for $50. and then the feed is another $60 every 2 weeks, so $320 + agistment every month is $50, so $370 each month!
WOW! $4,440 dollars a year.

3. What is the breed of your horse?
Thoroughbred(:

4. How old is your horse?
11 years of age.

5. How long have you been riding for?
As long as I can remember, but took long breaks so probably all up 8years, im 15.

6. Why do you ride? (Fun, work, competition, etc.) Explain.
I ride for the thrill of being at one with a horse, and for the fun of it. Competitions are great fun, and they are great to see if your training has paied off.

7. In your last competition, where did you place?
To 2nds in jumping - 50 and 60, and 4th in hacking.

8. How satisfied with your performance are you with your last competition?
_____ very satisfied
__X___ satisfied
_____ unsatisfied
_____ strongly unsatisfied

9. What do you use to groom your horse? Check all that apply.
_X_ rubber currycomb
___ bot knife
___ shedding blade
_X_ grooming mitt
_X_ hoof pick
_X_ grooming sponge
_X_ detangler
_X_ brush

10. Rank the following reasons for spending money on a horse in order from 1-5 (1 being the main reason)

_1_ food
_5_ tack
_2_ vet
_4_ grooming
_3_ farrier

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