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Winter Horse Turnout and Riding Horses in Snow or Icy Pastures

Horses are, for the most part, incredibly well-suited to snowy conditions. Convex hooves and thick winter coats make most horses more comfortable in snowy conditions than in high humidity heat. That said, there are still some wintry conditions that are unsafe for a horse to be turned out in. Read on to learn more about …

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6 Easy Ways to Prevent Water Troughs from Freezing without an Electric Heater

Six ways to keep your horses’ water trough thawed without using a heater: 1. Partially Cover the Water’s Surface To prevent water from freezing in a trough, the first step is to cover as much of the surface of your tank as you can. Consider using c-clamps to secure plywood or polystyrene foam insulation to …

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