Summer is the time for sunny rides in the paddocks, horse-shows and travelling with your horse to various destinations. But, while you remember to lather on the sun-block creams and wear wide-brimmed hats, don’t forget that your horse feels the heat too, and needs to be protected.
Intense summer heat throws up special challenges for a horse’s health, like dehydration, burnt noses, colic and founder. Moreover, there is the danger from summer weeds like hemlock, wilting maple leaves, etc. Check this comprehensive infographic for all the do’s and don’ts of summer horse health.
Keep Cool and Carry On: Summer Horse Health Tips
Infographic by – Sunset Horse Stalls