when is it too hot to ride a horse

When is it Too Hot to Ride a Horse? 

Determining when it’s too hot to ride a horse depends on several factors, including temperature, humidity, the horse’s fitness level and the intensity and duration of the ride. Much like us, horses are susceptible to heat stress. Riding in excessively hot and humid conditions can pose health risks to both the horse and the rider.   […]

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How to Prevent Heat Stress in Horses 

Heat Stress in Horses Summer is still months away, but Mother Nature doesn’t know that. The temperatures are already climbing, and just like humans don’t enjoy heat and humidity, your equine companion also has a certain threshold for heat.   Horses have a natural ability to handle extreme temperatures when kept within the upper and lower […]

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Understanding NSC Content in Horse Feed and Supplements 

If you are a horse lover, it’s likely you have been to more than one feed or farm store looking for the ideal horse feed for your trusted equine companions. And, oh the decisions! They make horse feed and supplements for nearly every scenario you can imagine. And that can be a good thing.   Like […]

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5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Winter Colic 

Winter is right around the corner, which means a few things for horse owners: indoor lessons, blanketing, hand warmers and colic. Colic is more frequent in the winter months primarily because animals decrease their daily water intake. So, let’s talk winter colic.  Horses usually drink nearly 5-12 gallons of water per day. However, in the winter, they […]

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