Maryland temperatures are skyrocketing today and we are predicted to break the record for the area. Here at Southwind Farm we work diligently to make sure each and every one of our horses is taken care of and as cool as possible, but it's important for all of us to be reminded of things we can do to keep our horses cool. Today we are sharing an article from thehorse.com which talks about some things we can all do to help keep our equine family members safe.
Caring For Horses in Extreme Heat
By Erica Larson, News Editor Jul 19, 2016
To help get you started on the right track, TheHorse.com caught up with Nancy Loving, DVM, an equine practitioner in Boulder, Colorado, to find out what the most important things to consider are when caring for horses in extreme heat.
When dealing with hot temperatures, Loving said the most important thing an owner can do is provide his or her horse with plenty of fresh water."
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