Winter Care

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Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

January 23, 2015

Ensure horses have adequate shelter, water, dry bedding, and feed when temperatures drop.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Staying Warm in Winter

January 20, 2015

Of the 760 respondents, 201 (26%) said they would never give up their winter boots.... Read More

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How Long Can a Horse Go without Water During the Winter?

January 19, 2015

Find out from Dr. Nancy Loving how frequently a horse needs to drink during the winter to stay healthy.... Read More

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Take Precautions when Hauling Horses in Cold Weather

January 18, 2015

While hauling during cold weather can be challenging, proper planning will keep your horse performance-ready.... Read More

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Why is Hydration for Horses Important During the Winter?

January 16, 2015

Dr. Nancy Loving talks about the risks horses face when they don't drink enough during the winter.... Read More

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Will a Horse Drink from an Icy Bucket of Water?

January 15, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle and Dr. Nancy Loving discuss whether or not horses will drink icy water.... Read More

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Is it Bad for Horses to Stand in the Mud?

January 14, 2015

Dr. Nancy Loving weighs the pros and cons of keeping horses inside vs. turning them out in the mud.... Read More

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Winter Weather and Senior Horses: In or Out?

January 13, 2015

Do your older horses stay inside or outside when the temperatures plummet and inclement weather sets in?... Read More

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When Does a Horse Need a Blanket?

January 13, 2015

Many horses don't need blankets. Dr. Nancy Loving and Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle offer suggestions.... Read More

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Six Ways to Better Prevent and Respond to Barn Fires

January 12, 2015

What fire-prevention methods have you used in your barn?... Read More

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How Can I Tell if My Horse is Cold?

January 12, 2015

Dr. Nancy Loving shares signs that a horse is cold and lets you know how to keep him warm.... Read More

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Cold Claims Illinois Horse

January 09, 2015

An Illinois owner is facing charges after a horse died after being exposed to severe winter weather.... Read More

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Winter Farm Care Checklist

January 09, 2015

Experts share their time-tested steps for cold weather readiness around the barn.... Read More

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10 Winter Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

January 07, 2015

Review these cold-weather horse care articles to help you keep your horses happy and healthy this winter.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Holiday Traditions

December 30, 2014

Of the 433 respondents, 128 (30%) said they hang a stocking for their horse.... Read More

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Young at Heart

December 30, 2014

How old will your senior equids be in 2015?... Read More

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Cold-Weather Horse Care: Tips to Remember

December 29, 2014

Some parts of the country are bracing for a cold start to 2015. Here are a few winter horse care tips to remember. ... Read More

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Does Your Horse Get a Holiday?

December 25, 2014

Do your horses get "vacations," and what are they up to this December?... Read More

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Winter Horse and Barn Care

December 18, 2014

Learn about keeping your horses healthy and barn safe during the cold winter months.... Read More

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Horse Welfare: Keeping Horses Healthy Through the Winter

December 16, 2014

Here's a look at three health conditions to watch for during the winter that could negatively impact equine welfare.... Read More

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Cold Weather Tips for Horse Owners

December 11, 2014

Here are five important tips to help owners keep horses healthy and safe during the cold days of winter.... Read More

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Should I Deworm My Horse in the Winter?

December 10, 2014

Is it worthwhile to deworm my horses during the winter?... Read More

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Bundle Up! Riding Senior Horses in Cold Weather

December 10, 2014

Do you keep your older horses working throughout the winter? What precautions do you take when you ride?... Read More

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Horses Need Proper Feeding in Winter

December 06, 2014

Don't let winter get the better of your horse. Find out what to consider when feeding when the temperatures drop.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Mud Management

November 25, 2014

Of the 600 poll respondents, 161 (27%) said they use sand in their paddocks to reduce mud.... Read More