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35 Tips for Winter Horse Care

Tips and tricks for cold-weather feeding, blanketing, riding and more!
cover of EQUUS Extra: Cold Weather Care featuring cover art of a horse in snow and these coverlines: Feeding and nutrition; Exercise and mobility; Coat and hooves

There’s a lot to like about winter at the barn—adorably fuzzy horses, riding through freshly fallen snow and the absence of flies. But winter can bring some challenges: Cold weather can cause horses to drop weight, icy ground can be treacherous and frozen toes make rides miserable. In this volume of EQUUS Extra, we share dozens of tips for keeping horses—and their owners—happy and healthy through the winter months.

  • Tips for winter feeding
  • Do you need to blanket?
  • How to stay warm and safe while riding

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