Is-My-Horse-Cold

Is My Horse Cold?

If your horse has a thick winter coat and some shelter, they don’t mind the cold!

In the absence of wind and moisture, horses tolerate temperatures at or slightly below 0° F. If horses have access to a shelter, they can tolerate temperatures as low as -40° F. But horses are most comfortable at temperatures between 18° and 59° F, depending on their hair coat.

Here’s more great information from University of Minnesota Extension:

https://extension.umn.edu/horse-care-and-management/caring-your-horse-winter

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