Do these commonsense measures now to help keep your horse happy, healthy and sound no matter throughout the cold weather months.
Here's how the season ahead can affect your horse's hooves and ways you can keep them healthy and sound.
Your horse will appreciate your following this advice when selecting and using his blankets this winter
Five important features to consider when shopping for weatherproof equine outerwear. Cold weather is upon us and your first instinct might be to bundle your horse up like a child—in so many layers that he can barely move, with only his eyes visible. Resist that urge! Go instead for a blanketing system that is waterproof, breathable and light, with a rip-stop outer shell (think 1,200-denier, ideally with Teflon™ Shield finish) and at least three insulation options (such as 0 gram, 300 gram and 500 gram) for varying weather conditions.
An expert explains how horses grow a winter coat and what you can do to support that process.
Minimize your horse's chance of colic during winter's coldest months.