Sub zero temperatures interspersed with rain left our pastures looking more like skating rinks than places where horses live. Just walking to the barn meant risking a total wipe out and I came really, really close a couple of times.
The solution? Yakstrax Pro. These things are amazing. Strap them onto your boots and all of a sudden walking, not sliding is once again possible.
Now, if they only made them for horses! Actually, ours are doing pretty well — they are barefoot and taking it slow. They are smart and not in a hurry.