Winter Care for Old Horses (Infographic)

When we begin to switch our central heating systems on and pull out our winter jumpers, many horse owners begin to worry about our equine friends outside. While horses are impressively tolerant of cold conditions, as they approach their senior years their natural defenses can weaken during the winter months.

There are a number of things you need to keep an eye on in the cold weather, such as your horseís body condition, body temperature, their weight and more. You need to consider things like horse rugs, diet and existing health issues that could potentially worsen at this time of year.

Do you know the signs of mud fever during wet weather? Do you know what to do to prevent your older horse losing weight when itís harder for them to maintain body heat? If you donít, or you do but would like more information, take a look at this†handy infographic to get some vital tips on winter care for old horsesÖ

Winter care for old horses infographic

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Daniel N
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Marija M2 months ago

tks very much for sharing

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Clare O2 months ago

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Clare O2 months ago

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danii p2 months ago

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danii p2 months ago

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Glennis W2 months ago

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Glennis W2 months ago

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Glennis W2 months ago

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