thermoregulation

Handling The Heat: A Hot Topic At Kentucky Equine Networking Association Dinner 

A diverse group of equine enthusiasts escaped the high temperatures in Lexington, KY, for an air-conditioned evening attending the summer session of the Kentucky Equine Networking Meeting (KENA). Presented by the Kentucky Horse Council and held at The Red Mile Clubhouse, a panel of horse-care experts gathered to discuss a topic that has been at […]

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Busted: Leaving Water On A Horse Won’t Make Him Hotter

While the majority of equine owners and caretakers know that hosing a horse is a quick way to cool him off, many still believe that the water must be scraped from the horse’s body to reduce his temperature; they feel that not removing the excess water will actually make the horse hotter. Dr. David Marlin, […]

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Winter Management Tips For Outdoor Equines

Many humans want to keep their horses under lock and key in a warm, snuggly barn when wintery weather rages, but an air-tight environment may do more harm than good for horses. Susan Raymond, the instructor of Equine Guelph’s Management of the Equine Environment online course, notes that the ideal environment for most horses is […]

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