Options for Managing Water
TO HELP YOUR HORSES DURING THE SUMMER HEAT
" Babies and older horses seem to have the hardest time regulating heat. There are some easy steps all horse owners can take to help their hooved love ones to cope with hot summer days."
" The benefits of automatic waterers is just that, they are automatic. The horse drinks, they refill. It really is a time saver. Even having just five or six horses and it can save a lot of labor. "
" Buckets are my favorite. They are durable and can usually be found pretty darn inexpensively. They come in other colors too. . "
" Stock tanks are an ideal solution for the heat when you can stable horses in groups. Generally, these are too big for individual pens but work out well to group water horses. . "
" Make sure your horses have water at all times and keep it clean! Would you want to drink out of an algae-laden bucket? I doubt it and neither does your horse. "