Keeping Horses Comfortable in Winter Temperatures

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Horses prefer, and are better off, outdoors even in cold weather, and will acclimate to cold temperatures if given the opportunity, according to Marcia Hathaway, PhD, a professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Minnesota. However, horses should have access to shelter from wind, sleet, and storms. Easy access to a stable or open-sided shed works well, as do trees if a

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