Rain, rain go away…keeping horses safe in wet weather
Disappointingly, August was a bit of a washout weather-wise, so lets hope we see an improvement for September! Whatever the Autumn brings, while we may be tucked away indoors in the dry, horses are out in all weathers. Remus Horse Sanctuary is committed to rescuing horses that are neglected and left out in the elements with no protection or care.
Of course caring horse owners will ensure their animals are protected from the weather as much as possible, but while the heavens continue to open, it’s a good time to remind yourself of some of the steps you can take to look after your horse, yourself and your riding gear during periods of wet weather.
The Blue Cross has some great suggestions, including using pig oil to stop mud sticking to horses’ legs, and giving them boredom busters if they have to stay in their stables.
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