Friday, November 22, 2013

To Blanket or Not to Blanket? A Good Cold-Weather Question - Full Article

By Luke Bass, DVM, MS
Nov 15, 2013

The chilly months from late fall to early spring are generally a time of slowed activity for horse and rider, but attentiveness to horse health and management is just as crucial during the cold season. As an equine veterinarian, I’m often asked about blanketing during the cold months.

Primary considerations in horse blanketing are hair coat and environmental temperature. Here is some information that will assist you in making the right blanketing decision for your horse...

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