Winter Barn Preparation Starts Before the Freeze

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Horse owners need to make plans to protect the animals from a possible deadly combination of extreme cold and rain, said Louisiana State University AgCenter equine agent Howard J. Cormier, MS

"Weak adults and newborn colts can't survive that," Cormier said. "A normal winter haircoat is much more insulating than most horse blankets--but not if it gets wet."<

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