Cold Weather Care for Horses

Winter isn’t fun for you or your horses. Dealing with rain, sleet, snow, ice, and freezing winds can be difficult. These dreary and dismal conditions impact almost everything that goes into keeping you and your equine friends comfortable. Preparation and the right apparel and equipment can help take some of the sting out of winter.

Help ensure that this winter goes as easily and as smoothly as possible with this list of essential items to have this cold weather season:

Defend your horse against the winter climate! The Tough 1 1200 Denier Snuggit Turnout Blanket is breathable, which allows your horse to stay comfortable in many weather conditions.

Protect your horse with the Tough-1 1200 Denier Snuggit Turnout Blanket. The material is breathable, which allows your horse to stay comfortable.

Protect your horse with the Tough-1 600 Denier Turnout Blanket. The material is breathable, which allows your horse to stay comfortable. This blanket has all the features you will want to provide your horse with.

The Tough-1 1200D Waterproof Sheet is great protection for sudden rain showers at the show, camping, trail riding, or everyday pasture use.

The small, light-weight Adjusta-Groom® Clipper from Oster® features a whisper quiet yet powerful motor that cuts through all hair types quickly and efficiently. The ergonomic shape and soft touch grip reduces the hand and wrist fatigue.

The KM10® is a professional two-speed brushless motor clipper with maximum power and torque, constant speed control, and ergonomic design for increased comfort and control.

The Farm Innovators Heated Tub is thermostatically controlled to operate only when necessary. When water temperatures fall to approximately 35 degrees, the heater will turn on. It will then shut off automatically until water temperature falls toward freezing.

K&H Farm Essentials Ultimate De-icer is safe in all stock tanks, unlike most other de-icers in the market. It is thermostatically controlled to only operate when necessary, saving energy. The ingenious cord safety clip secures the de-icer to the edge of the stock tank, bucket, or container to help prevent chewing, cribbing, or removal from the tank.

The Farm Innovators Heated Tub is thermostatically controlled to operate only when necessary. When water temperatures fall to approximately 35 degrees, the heater will turn on. It will then shut off automatically until water temperature falls toward freezing.

The smallest member of the K&H Farm Essentials line of de-icers and is perfect for all size buckets. Now you can keep fresh water available in the winter for dogs, livestock, and horses without breaking the bank.

This exclusive moisturizing formula penetrates deep to help condition and protect hooves.

Designed to change from one of any five blades with a flip of a lever, the Wahl Arco SE Equine Cordless Clipper is whisper-quiet, very light, low-vibration and cool-running, with the power needed for trimming bridle paths and even trace body clipping.

The Noble Outfitters Over The Calf Solid Merino Wool Peddies are designed with extra cushion on the foot and ankle, paired with an ultra-thin calf panel to maximize comfort. Wear them in any temperature, Merino wool’s natural moisture wicking will keep your feet warm and dry.

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  • Updated: 1/4/2018: 2:19:58 PM ET