Winter Care

Following up on the previous post, On Blanketing Horses, here is a selection of articles from The Horse on winter horse care. Formidable Frostbite – Fret not, horses are well-equipped to handle cold weather and rarely suffer from frostbite, even in the most frigid temperatures. This article provides an overview of all of the horses’ natural […]

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On Blanketing Horses

Blanketing horses has become a fairly common practice, no matter what the season. Sheets in the summer sun, sheets in the rain, heavier blankets fall through till early spring. One can’t help but wonder, is this based on a real or perceived need for the horse’s well-being or is it a manifestation of the human tendency […]

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