Heating Barns in Winter: Use Caution to Avoid Respiratory Problems

Horse owners who heat their barns to keep water from freezing and to protect horses from cold temperatures during late fall and winter should remember supplemental heat can cause problems if used incorrectly.

Ventilation is important when horses are kept inside a barn, said Dave Freeman, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAN, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service equine specialist.

"Closing up a

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