Horse To Swim

C A N   H O R S E S   S W I M ?

Tips to Know Before Taking Your

Swimming and horses can be an amazing combination, but a good equestrian should know all they can before they embark on a new journey.

Adult horses and even young foals can swim and swimming is often used as a rehabilitation method for horses with leg injuries. 

Can Horses Swim?

Knowing your horse’s temperament around water is the first step to deciding whether you should take your horse for a swim.

Horses and Water

Swimming can allow your horse to build muscles and stamina without overworking them. 

Pros of Taking Your Horse Swimming

Horses can get so scared that they get away from you and swim too fast in the wrong direction.

Cons  of Taking Your Horse Swimming