Think you’re hot? Your horse is even hotter

I know that in just a few months we’ll be complaining that it’s too cold, but right now, it’s way too hot. We’ve had temperatures in the 90s all week with matching humidity. If you don’t ride at 6 a.m., you might as well not bother. Even then I’m keeping the rides short and sweet. […]

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Study shows horses are more susceptible to heat than humans

I’ve always thought it ironic that humans pile their horses with blankets in the winter (although most horses are perfectly comfortable in colder weather) but aren’t concerned about heat in the summer. Freedom (and Kroni before him) always preferred cold to heat. They’d stand outside in the worst nor’easter with nose numbing temperatures yet stand […]

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