Tag: Summer Horse Tips

Heat Stroke in Horses: Know the Signs

Overheated horse laying down in grass having heat stroke

With the summer months bringing high temperatures, we must keep ourselves and our horses safe from heat-related illnesses like heat stroke. Unfortunately, when a horse isn’t feeling well from the heat, they can’t express it verbally to us. That’s why it’s imperative to know what causes heat stroke and the signs that your horse might… Read more »

Summer Horse Care Tips

Chestnut horses drinking water outdoors on sunny day to stay hydrated.

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to prepare your horses for the hot weather ahead. Nice weather means beautiful riding conditions and long hours spent outdoors. Just like humans, horses are sensitive to heat. Extreme summer heat and sunlight can be dangerous for horses resulting in dehydration, lethargy, and general malaise. Severe heat… Read more »

Managing Hydration with Sport Horses

You know how thirsty you feel running around in the summertime? How nothing sounds as nice as a cool drink of water? Well, your sport horses feel the same way! It’s essential to make sure your sport horses keep hydrated in the summer to avoid exhaustion, heat stroke and other heat-related injuries. Read on for… Read more »