Do Horses Get Cold? How to Know When to Blanket

In this article, we’ll take a look at exactly how a horse fairs on it’s own in cold weather; and what measures (if any) you should take to ensure your horse is comfortable this upcoming winter.

A great way to prevent your horse from ever getting too cold is to regularly check their temperature. You can do this with a digital thermometer, inserted into the rectum.

What kind of blanket you use is really important; as not all blankets are equal. Keep the blanket clean, and make sure it isn’t too itchy, or uncomfortable for your horse.

Did you know that there are different types of horse blanket?

There’s no right brand of horse blanket to buy. So long as the blanket is made of sturdy material, clean, and it won’t feel itchy and uncomfortable to your horse; it will do just fine.