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By Susan Salk on March 6, 2014
In a cartoon widely shared on Facebook, a horse wearing five blankets, but sweating in his cold-weather gear, explains his multiple layers to another horse in the paddock: “My Mom was cold.” Funny as the cartoon was during this nationwide cold snap, Dr. Ginger Reed, VMD, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, says most healthy horses are well equipped to endure cold temperatures without undo fuss. And in this week’s Veterinary Answers, Dr. Reed discusses ways to ensure that the horses are happy during this seemingly endless winter, and offers tips for feeding, clothing and keeping a horse during the winter […]