Horse Health Tips: Winter Care

horse health tips during winter

Although horses are known to conform to cold temperature easily, it may be tough for them at times. So, to ease the transition from summer to winter, you may refer to these horse health tips.

Blanketing

Horse Health TipsTo reduce the effects of cold weather, provide your horses with proper blanketing. Moreover, this is more necessary if the following conditions exist:

  • The temperature drops below 5°F, or the wind chill is below 5°F and there’s no shelter available during turnout periods.
  • Your horse is too old or too young.
  • Your horse has not been acclimated to the cold condition. For example, it has been recently relocated from a southern climate.

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