Survey: 62% of Americans think less favorably of racing after 2019

Carved racehorses.

BY HRN (HORSE RACING NEWS) (Dec. 26, 2019) — The Reuters news wire reports, after conducting a survey earlier this month with Ispos, a leading market research firm, that widely publicized racehorse deaths left 62% of respondents with at least a “somewhat less favorable” impression of horse racing in 2019. Reuters/Ispos conducted their online survey on… Continue reading Survey: 62% of Americans think less favorably of racing after 2019

Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they'd like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. "Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition… Continue reading Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll

Survey says . . . The Lake Research Partners on horse slaughter is righteous!

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Tuesday’s Horse says:

“Remember that ASPCA Poll that showed that 80% of Americans are against horse slaughter. This is an awesome post about the results. Read it!”


Written by Heather Clemenceau

The now infamous Lake Research Partners survey on horse slaughter in the United States, conducted on behalf of the ASPCA, shows that voters oppose the slaughter of American horses for human consumption overwhelmingly. The opposition is strong among those who own horses and those who do not, as well as across every key demographic and geographic group, and across political party lines.

Check the survey itself to see how it is stratified across the various demographics.  What does it really mean?  Well,  to start off,  it should be known that surveys conducted by professional research firms are designed and interpreted by statisticians and social scientists,  and unless we’re talking about a complete census,  they all use some form of random sampling.

1)  What makes a survey such as this more valuable than one by Survey Monkey installed on a website?

The fact that it is randomized…

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